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Public defender. Theatergoer. Dabbler. All opinions are mine alone, & I reserve the right to change my mind. I delete all my tweets periodically. She/her.

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Joined Twitter 8/22/07


For anyone who feels like they “wasted” quarantine because they didn’t write a novel or learn a new language or get… https://t.co/xr9JG6nPYw
Retweeted by Essential Employeemy worst fear is accidentally marrying into one of those families who are doing weekly zoom calls during the pandemic
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeI don’t know who needs to hear this but 4th of July is CANCELLED. First of all, this country is not worth celebrati… https://t.co/msrjX8HvWQ
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeF*cking absurd. “ICE denied parole for the 11 month old, stating that they could not prove that the baby was not a… https://t.co/zJSGuooE6g
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeStopping deportations and making ICE take people off planes never gets old.
Retweeted by Essential Employeemy mom: don’t fill up on bread, that’s how they get you me: that’s how they get YOU, coward. i will bankrupt this olive garden
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7/3
2020
Breaking: @GovAbbott issues statewide mask mandate It applies to "public spaces in counties with 20 or more positi… https://t.co/vVYDrdnGec
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeMore #FOIAFoibles from ICE. According to a response the agency provided today. there were only 2 Significant Inci… https://t.co/BZpa86BumA
Retweeted by Essential Employee1 out of every 9 sentenced to death are being exonerated. Let that sink in. Abolish the death penalty. It is unju… https://t.co/xB6YaW3nXw
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeBREAKING: Yet another innocent man exonerated from death row! Kareem Johnson is the third death-row exoneration t… https://t.co/Qa5wIYyasa
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeYesterday, amid all the other raid news in Houston, the CCA agreed that a man set up by ex-cop Gerald Goines is in… https://t.co/JLaA5lUF3H
Retweeted by Essential Employee31 days into the worst outbreak in California, and top 5 in the nation. No public officials have gone to SQ to see… https://t.co/cmxpjMc6OF
Retweeted by Essential Employee @Jteisele I want your new client to teach a Know Your Rights seminar.question for the TL: how do we get beyond "if it bleeds, it leads" for journalism about incarceration? it feels lik… https://t.co/3aDZmy8yrh
Retweeted by Essential Employee @Legalala I didn’t take it that way at all... and I’m pretty sensitive to those kinds of digs.Arkansas was a part of France more recently than DC was a part of Maryland. https://t.co/MYjPF4SHF9
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeU.S. Supreme Court Rejects Intellectual Disability Capital Cases https://t.co/9Ubeg3jNIs
Retweeted by Essential Employee#SCOTUS will hear Nos 19-416 & 19-453Cargill v. Doe re: liability for U.S. companies for assisting in child slavery… https://t.co/uS5L0luIdU
Retweeted by Essential Employee#SCOTUS will hear sovereign immunity case, No 19-351 Germany v. Philipp, re: the scope of the FSIA’s “expropriatio… https://t.co/Fr0lw8pRmh
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeFour new #SCOTUS grants today including in No 19-1328 involving DOJ’s efforts to block House Democrats from redacte… https://t.co/Oa9HInxwQs
Retweeted by Essential Employeeremember when fucking. ACT UP said the response to covid was paralleling the response to the AIDS crisis and everyo… https://t.co/FuZ7cZmURz
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeIf you loved the Scholastic book catalogue/book fair then you 100% have anxiety as an adult
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeHi. Harvard neuroscientist here. For far less than you're paying, I'll visit Madison schools every year to replace… https://t.co/y19SOp0d9k
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeWhat galls me most about the spike in #Covid19 cases in the U.S. is that all the economic, psychological, physical… https://t.co/ug6Hc87Wp9
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThese Democrat mayors are like “please wear a mask while the white supremacist supersoldiers we hired instead of fu… https://t.co/wH7LyeWGLX
Retweeted by Essential Employeewow check out these new NYPD crime stats, looks like all the hateful anti-police rhetoric this past week and low of… https://t.co/PZDbAnLtHP
Retweeted by Essential Employeeat no point has trump ever wanted to control the virus and we have finally gotten to a place where that is the de f… https://t.co/CBFXlMz4BY
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeAccording to the NYT, these are the biggest Covid "clusters" in the US—the worst hotspots for the virus. They are… https://t.co/lzwtsSec9J
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeWhen Republicans tell me they "support the troops," I like to remind them they're full of shit. https://t.co/WVvXHpWpuP
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThe obvious answer to 90% of the COVID questions the criminal justice system is wrestling with right now is “just s… https://t.co/dvlpRtsjkD
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThis image is so chilling to me. How can you go out for a meal, sit there with no mask on, see that this is the per… https://t.co/DKiC0kjvKH
Retweeted by Essential EmployeePeople with ADHD be like “l know a spot” and then start googling who the leader of Uruguay was in 1978
Retweeted by Essential Employee @marcgreenstein7 @kentdelay Do you tell your patients that the reason for the form is that without it, doctors can… https://t.co/KOc9uFrypu @kentdelay @louise_p_king Do you have an alternative suggestion for how to prevent doctors from performing non-medi… https://t.co/qwGbSSe2YKThis is heartbreaking. I’m told the ppl w SEVERE mental illness in San Quentin have at least 8 #COVID cases now. A… https://t.co/cXMXKBvcyf
Retweeted by Essential Employee @msbishop @WimminsRea It’s getting the job doneI’m sickened every time I see the Civil Rights Division devoting resources to challenging governors’ COVID19 safety… https://t.co/Y0haeFVuzA
Retweeted by Essential Employee @msbishop @WimminsRea Raisin Bran crunch with sliced bananas. @msbishop @WimminsRea You win. Though pouring the cereal was pretty arduous... @msbishop @WimminsRea I have cereal! @msbishop @WimminsRea Helloooo fellow insomniacs!BREAKING: Trump is proposing a rule allowing federally funded homeless shelters to turn away trans and gender non-c… https://t.co/e3S5WDFk16
Retweeted by Essential Employee @NaniEight @akhan1437 That information is all in the tweets you’re replying to. @NaniEight @akhan1437 He’s a prisoner. The other 128 hours, he’s inside the prison. So he either got it from forced… https://t.co/EVkA21qNLC...but didn’t/couldn’t. If he refused work, he’d get a write-up and get AT LEAST a minimum of 3yr denial at the p… https://t.co/009rsj2nfY
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeJUST IN: An incarcerated “essential worker” working in the San Quentin hospital was ordered to clean out the cars… https://t.co/81R6j6C9BV
Retweeted by Essential Employee @jesslbetten “But what if you find out they’re guilty?” The questions are not nuanced or informed.weird how Trump is out here "accidentally" tweeting White Power videos and and selling Nazi t-shirts but has 100% m… https://t.co/sPFCy3UgcN
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeIn a few ours we all get to come on here and state, unequivocally, that @NYGovCuomo has decided to send more poor B… https://t.co/1BJJMfveNi
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThe idea that the state protects people by arresting them has always been a despicable lie. During COVID-19, it's an unforgivable lie.
Retweeted by Essential Employeemy favorite childhood memory: not paying for anything
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeIt was an honor to testify today about the normaliziation of the physical and verbal abuse our clients experience a… https://t.co/gfh1nZktze
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeBREAKING: We stand in solidarity with San Quentin prisoners who are on hunger strike after 1,135 people were infect… https://t.co/dzblCsPkDZ
Retweeted by Essential Employee @artemis_nieves I think she’s joking? @alyssaleaerwin @JohnBoudet @Kodak__Jack__ @angiesnowmiami @isaacdwebb I wish we had a licensure method that ensure… https://t.co/BxsO2EouSL @JohnBoudet @alyssaleaerwin @Kodak__Jack__ @angiesnowmiami @isaacdwebb LOL @JohnBoudet @Kodak__Jack__ @angiesnowmiami @alyssaleaerwin @isaacdwebb There were two questions in the tweet you’re… https://t.co/pwbDvh5hfMTerry v Ohio is about how the Supreme Court allowed stop-and-frisk practices to explode across America: https://t.co/fMxI0ePaOt
Retweeted by Essential Employee @JohnBoudet @Kodak__Jack__ @angiesnowmiami @alyssaleaerwin @isaacdwebb I’ll answer your questions right after you answer mine.I think the last few months have definitively proven that we don't have a right to a speedy trial. We have an illus… https://t.co/CU2gh8Vro6
Retweeted by Essential Employee @Kodak__Jack__ @angiesnowmiami @alyssaleaerwin @isaacdwebb Have you ever taken the bar? Other than as an elaborate… https://t.co/xVZsVqunTjCA prisons are so overcrowded that the Supreme Court ruled them 'cruel & unusual' in violation of the 8th 10 yrs ag… https://t.co/OoLhMlYh2x
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeBREAKING: San Quentin Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike Amid Massive COVID-19 Outbreak About 20 men are on hunger str… https://t.co/1Z13JRSXyL
Retweeted by Essential Employee @Kodak__Jack__ @angiesnowmiami @alyssaleaerwin @isaacdwebb Cancel, unless you have access to information the rest o… https://t.co/1YPCR25LvUHospitalizations continue to spike in the South and West, as we await the number of currently hospitalized people i… https://t.co/82ygnBJ4vv
Retweeted by Essential Employee50,000 cases in one day. We did it. https://t.co/bKM5wRoLnb
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeTrumps new logo for 2020 is eerily familiar, where have I seen this before? 🤔 https://t.co/m8czrkYasN
Retweeted by Essential Employee @Kodak__Jack__ @angiesnowmiami @alyssaleaerwin @isaacdwebb They should cancel the test and give registrants diploma… https://t.co/FWY9DVEAF4
7/2
2020
1/ Texas Republicans are moving forward with their plans for an in-person, indoor convention next month in Houston… https://t.co/sr10vylcTO
Retweeted by Essential Employeea letter from an incarcerated child. https://t.co/TXT2HxnZbK
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeI know so many people who were previously social distancing but aren't anymore, at the moment when the virus is rea… https://t.co/TRJbAYh4Ma
Retweeted by Essential Employeethis paragraph i just wrote basically sums up the amount of work prosecutors generally put into cases. it follows… https://t.co/ThV3WG3WQ7
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeJust a thought but the gatekeepers for all police violence and prosecutorial misconduct are the judges. None of thi… https://t.co/BDm4bfLfeT
Retweeted by Essential Employee @artemis_nieves iPhone doesn’t allow this. I’ve tried and was told it’s not available.Since Propublica Reported on Flawed Roadside Drug Tests, Five More Convictions Have Been Overturned https://t.co/dIwzBey6sO
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThe 13th Amendment outlawed slavery—with one big caveat: “except as a punishment for a crime.” For a century and ha… https://t.co/MQ9YkQqvrF
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThis is totally ridiculous, a waste of resources & cruel. When Alabama lawmakers say no one goes to prison for low-… https://t.co/7tTDNpStry
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeAbolish DHS https://t.co/oNIoPfdJff
Retweeted by Essential Employee @GNewburn @FLSheriffs The problem is that a lot of people with power—including judges—actually do believe the lie t… https://t.co/aOJEwV9RlN. . . these cops visited the site where McClain was arrested and beaten to ridicule his suffering and pose for trop… https://t.co/7LUXCxXk5T
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThe descriptions of Elijah McClain's death are devastating. He did nothing wrong the night the police cruelly and b… https://t.co/JaCSlfzPOL
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeProgressive DAs be like “I know a spot,” then take you to prison.
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThere is a spike in prisoner self-harm in LA prisons during the summer months. These inmates inflict damage on them… https://t.co/jtd6sKm1Li
Retweeted by Essential Employee37 minutes. That’s how long I was able to bear the Louisiana heat in my car, turned off, with the windows rolled up… https://t.co/Fmwrjx3H5R
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeThere is litigation on this every summer in CA5. Many Texas prisons have no AC. They rig up fans and ice, and cold… https://t.co/kIcvhKnXAi
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeA letter from one of our readers: “I wanted to thank you because sometimes it’s hard to pass time when you have to… https://t.co/X5JVk9PQWK
Retweeted by Essential Employee @alittleleader I sometimes get dressed just to walk around my house for about an hour just to feel purposeful then… https://t.co/yRLyfWBgCo
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeI have so many clients who are being detained pretrial and it is really really wearing on me. The stress for our cl… https://t.co/pTQlSCHUBW
Retweeted by Essential Employee @connie_liles @First_Choice @unimpressivebe1 @austingcommons @JDiamond1 @Costco There's vastly better justification… https://t.co/VgInj4tQOU
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeMy Iraqi interpreters wore masks all day in 110-degree heat because they were worried about their families being ex… https://t.co/8ELjYjkjcI
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeAnyone got an explanation other than racism for this? I know some racism skeptics follow me on here and I’d love to… https://t.co/v6I1h7rvwJ
Retweeted by Essential Employee @shadowfuzz His weird love affair with North Korea is certainly scary enough to merit a mention... @Remember_Sarah Lee comes above Wayne. Willis and the Bruces from Monty Python round out the top 5. @01100001 @MarieAtLaw How often do police actually arrive in time to intervene in violent situations vs. not arrivi… https://t.co/9S9vFd9MFu @JeremyM72014840 @MarieAtLaw I’m hoping you didn’t mean it this way, but your tweet sounds like women are helpless… https://t.co/lhbv0k59ueHomeless people sleeping on benches do not deserve to get murdered. Neither do people committing armed robbery or d… https://t.co/TxZWlqA4zI
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeCops should not be responding to nonviolent complaints, yes. But if you can't trust them enough to have them respon… https://t.co/Q9sEgpQjLB
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeOn June 11th, Michael Hickson, a quadriplegic black man with COVID-19 was killed by a hospital in Austin Texas. Do… https://t.co/344OFi9swM
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeGrocery availability to those in need: - Daily free grocery pickup sites (map/schedule below) - Homebound individua… https://t.co/Mb9NcfS7Kc
Retweeted by Essential EmployeeIs DBH still calling the cops on people who use this hotline? If so, it’s not safe for many people in crisis to cal… https://t.co/3XvWBmK61Z
7/1
2020

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