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Reporter @theintercept covering criminal justice and reproductive rights. H-E-B fanatic. Opinions mine. jordan.smith@theintercept.com

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@jemelehill Oh noooo! Halloween 2. Yikes.
6/8
2021
Police across the U.S. deliberately trapped, beat, and gassed peaceful protesters https://t.co/lqncKU6VWQ by… https://t.co/jjTECl1Rx5I’m just sharing this satirical flyer because it would be a shame if the Federalist Society’s attempt to censor it… https://t.co/iAyzHygJ30
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6/3
2021
@GregAbbott_TX 🤣🤣🤣 You're so funny. I guess now everyone will know Texas legislators don't get paid CRAP for servic… https://t.co/1WUv0i3WHl
5/31
2021
what’s the point of Congress? asking for a friend
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5/28
2021
So what do y’all plan to do about improving the foster care system since y’all care so much. What do y’all plan t… https://t.co/vvflAGXSXp
Retweeted by Jordan Smith @maxmhouck https://t.co/y3c2R53LKnI can't overstate how unusual and deeply troubling this is. It demands an immediate investigation. https://t.co/OQ0oQzVsUT
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5/20
2021
Not new at all. Not even a little. This looks to be a case of a DC-based team getting offered a ride on a helicop… https://t.co/83lLwZeRQA
Retweeted by Jordan Smith @jen_rice_ Other than the painfully obvious...Bryan Hughes's pandemic look has got to goIn my first piece for the @GuardianUS, I write about the potentially disastrous impact of #Texas Senate Bill 8, a n… https://t.co/pD2l2QCLp5
Retweeted by Jordan Smith @GregAbbott_TX @SenBryanHughes @ShelbySlawson the activity at six weeks is not a heartbeat. but you know that, righ… https://t.co/R4EGIax0AvThis is why the Mississippi case #SCOTUS just agreed to hear this fall isn’t just an attempt to make abortions *har… https://t.co/arsNPWS5mc
Retweeted by Jordan SmithRe-upping this today since, in a race to the bottom, Gov. Greg Abbott has signed the TX six-week ban into law. It w… https://t.co/rBoZfgYI3tOnly 30% of U.S. Catholics believe that #SCOTUS should overturn Roe V. Wade.
Retweeted by Jordan SmithMississippi’s only abortion clinic is at the center of the fight for the future of Roe v. Wade https://t.co/nlpi8Gel8S by @chronic_jordan
Retweeted by Jordan Smith @ElieNYC 💯 congrats! no small feat. how did you do it? asking for a friend...
5/19
2021
SCOTUS previously ruled that laws allowing convictions from non-unanimous juries are unconstitutional and rooted in… https://t.co/NgZCBrJDX7
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5/17
2021
@maxmhouck https://t.co/6yQLdaUSE0
5/11
2021
Law enforcement and fossil fuel corporations are the two most significant forces behind the unprecedented number of… https://t.co/GTZedgTuk2
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5/10
2021
BREAKING: Evan Miller, the man whose name has become synonymous with the movement to end life without parole for te… https://t.co/iGXLFD51GW
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4/29
2021
@atrupar such an asshole
4/22
2021
Without that video, none of this happens. Not the conviction. Not the reforms across the country. None of it. https://t.co/Bn4l0elGCF
Retweeted by Jordan SmithThe fact that we know what the verdict SHOULD be but remain unsure of what it WILL be speaks volumes about our nation. We have work to do.
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4/20
2021
@radleybalko this is my personal favorite: https://t.co/mgXIC2I0IP @chronic_jordan once again exposes the harmful rhetoric of anti-choice legislators. There is a connection between t… https://t.co/AU64pf2Uhd
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4/19
2021
Two weeks after a mass shooting in Bryan and with an uptick all over the US, this is Texas’ response. F’ing typical… https://t.co/WFTWLCP8Wg
Retweeted by Jordan Smith“None of us would like to be killed,” Olsen replied. “If I had my choice, I guess I’d be a slave; at least a slave… https://t.co/62evZLg913
Retweeted by Jordan SmithOklahoma lawmaker calls abortion worse than slavery https://t.co/BcegupRhgX by @chronic_jordan
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4/16
2021
Forensic document examiners, take note! https://t.co/YHirw6jeS3
Retweeted by Jordan Smith @TanaGaneva congrats!!! 😻
4/14
2021
New: Detroit police wrongfully arrested Robert Williams in front of his two young daughters after a bad facial reco… https://t.co/DRj3LqCw2L
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4/13
2021
YES https://t.co/ilCtTCStYHNew: A pro-police PAC sent a fundraising email blaming George Floyd for his own death. After local news coverage, t… https://t.co/BcufoX3D9Q
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4/8
2021
Mitch McConnell accepted $57 million in corporate donations..... tells corporations to “stay out of politics” Repu… https://t.co/dJJ61EQKD7
Retweeted by Jordan SmithCops crowdfunded their K-9’s hospital bills — then quietly admitted they had shot him https://t.co/dfYclyFFs0 by @akela_lacy
4/7
2021
One of the most serious side effects of the vaccine is realizing that free healthcare is amazing.
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4/6
2021
The ME slated to testify in Chauvin's defense is facing a lawsuit of his own over how he categorized the death of B… https://t.co/ZR9HWCL8VK
4/5
2021
THREAD https://t.co/BfJKOqNKgy
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4/2
2021
Murdered KCK prostitutes all connected to one man: police detective Roger Golubski https://t.co/9MX4v9Jmdv
3/31
2021
@KateReports @tlangford @pamelacolloff oh god...lol. so true @pamelacolloff that's been an ongoing problem since the beginning of time...or since coffee shop + cell phone
3/26
2021
Virginia just abolished the death penalty. Congratulations to everyone who fought for this for so long. https://t.co/SjHUTrIL7m
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3/25
2021
I'm currently working on a story in which AG Rutledge's office persuaded a court to keep an innocent, developmental… https://t.co/aUvYddcMpv
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3/24
2021
More excellent reporting from the @KCStar on Terra Morehead, possibly the most corrupt prosecutor that we know abou… https://t.co/9UVM0gPkTL
3/23
2021
Trump EPA invited companies to revise pollution records of carcinogen https://t.co/IenAtKvjrq by @fastlerner
3/18
2021
#Missouri Prosecutors Lack the Power to Right a Wrongful Conviction. @stlcao @KimGardnerSTL agrees that… https://t.co/Q30SVN4cWj
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3/16
2021
Missouri prosecutors lack the power to right a wrongful conviction https://t.co/G0p84FdTeY by @chronic_jordan
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3/15
2021
And as @Grits4Breakfast points out, CCA has been hypnotized for years... https://t.co/azyz8XYyFdForensic hypnosis largely dead in Texas but junk evidence still travels like zombies through the court system thank… https://t.co/72cxjSLXWI
Retweeted by Jordan SmithLong overdue, but good news nonetheless -- even though DPS was STILL using hypnosis a couple months ago and it isn'… https://t.co/2OPf1uekIw @JeffKukucka About Target, of course... 😉 @JeffKukucka Woot! Congrats. I am also incredibly jealous.
3/12
2021
It doesn’t matter what incarcerated ppl do with their covid relief money. Stop policing their stimulus check.
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3/11
2021
TOFOREST JOHNSON DESERVES JUSTICE. Case for new trial gains high profile support. “The collection of voices in thes… https://t.co/cMRd5XF7JY
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3/10
2021
@mclyons4 I remember feeling very proud when I could finally use it accurately without ever looking at it. Sigh. Simpler times... @mclyons4 Nope. We learned on old IBM Selectrics. We were also taught how to use the 10-key adding machine, which w… https://t.co/qV9QBPRq58
3/6
2021
This is just...sigh. I mean, am I surprised? No. Is it despicable? Totally. Mitch McConnell is working with the Ke… https://t.co/e5qOq377vi
3/4
2021
Exclusive: @AyannaPressley and @EdMarkey are introducing a bill to fully end qualified immunity https://t.co/e3NJH30vai
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3/2
2021
media and law are two toxic institutions that have helped reinforce each other for so many decades. there’s no gett… https://t.co/P51w9SvKNO
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2/25
2021
Totally bipartisan tweet: Fuck Ted Cruz
Retweeted by Jordan SmithThoughts and prayers to everyone who just had their vacations in Cancun ruined by the arrival of Ted Cruz.
Retweeted by Jordan SmithIf only there was some middle ground between "fixing Texas' power grid all with his bare hands" and "flying off to… https://t.co/RXorxThsXM
Retweeted by Jordan SmithNO THE FUCK WE ARE NOT. https://t.co/5yi0AOMcwE
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2/18
2021
One good reason not to mock people having power outages is that it tends to look an awful lot like this: https://t.co/Wzc7rsYA14
Retweeted by Jordan SmithI guess downtown didn’t get the memo? https://t.co/j9L9AnY3OI https://t.co/KEW42oLcYt
Retweeted by Jordan SmithI wrote about Michael Thompson's first meal(s), after he served 25 years in prison for a pot crime. Michael is one… https://t.co/XBm1jVZ4aS
Retweeted by Jordan Smith @LilianaSegura as a substitute, might i suggest ferocious? lol. it's worked so well in the past...
2/16
2021
PLEASE, @AustinCityMgr, @austintexasgov: No elevation from w/in. Time for a meaningful, nationwide search. Austin… https://t.co/JzI6e2ZCEl
2/12
2021
@elonjames few know how good i am at picking locks (or maybe now the cat is outta the bag), but, you know, happy to… https://t.co/OUfJw5fdMN @MelissaLaLinea @theintercept @MauriceChammah 🤗This fascinating Q&A in @theintercept by legendary criminal justice reporter @chronic_jordan w/another amazing crim… https://t.co/yyKE4MyQ4G
Retweeted by Jordan SmithCurious what weapons Minnesota law enforcement is thinking of using against opponents of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sa… https://t.co/nLVnIFEUYL
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2/10
2021
#Texas and the racist machinery of death. In his new book, journalist @MauriceChammah explores the rise and fall of… https://t.co/CjeNU1ZLJ1
Retweeted by Jordan SmithTexas and the racist machinery of death. My Q&A with @MauriceChammah on his new book on the rise and fall of capita… https://t.co/2sTKI6dhgA
2/9
2021
@OrigamiDad OMG. Waterworld. I fell asleep three times and each time I woke up I asked my date, wait; this is STILL going? horrible.THREAD: It is with sadness that I tell you about Preston Chaney, who died in the Houston jail of COVID. He was tra… https://t.co/gV9OQwo0Bz
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2/7
2021
"It gives a third eye, not a police eye, to the evidence that's being examined." Well said, @ATXPOA! 💯 https://t.co/z3OOTkVc4s
Retweeted by Jordan SmithAustin Officially Separates Forensic Lab from Police Department https://t.co/MsW9BsroNB via @Forensic® @lmauricecpr yesBorder Patrol beat an immigrant to death and then covered it up https://t.co/QDZHRhfKOy by @rdevro
2/5
2021
You'll be happy to know that Texas state house member Briscoe Cain, who traveled the country to help in at least on… https://t.co/8eSSFQE9Mm
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2/4
2021
Many thanks to @chronic_jordan for her coverage of #TitleX and how @POTUS' executive action last week impacts the r… https://t.co/JRpUOrng7f
Retweeted by Jordan SmithBiden takes first step toward restoring reproductive health program crippled by Trump https://t.co/GjmfMaYfuw by @chronic_jordan
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2/2
2021
This 👇 https://t.co/b5CQFzhGNvAnd now for a bit of good news. It's about time. There was never any legit evidence that what happened here was any… https://t.co/KvITktasAy
1/27
2021
Truly maddening to hear Mitch McConnell warn of “nightmare” if Dems abolish filibuster when he already killed it to… https://t.co/oQgob3F9DG
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1/26
2021
The Fifth Circuit is notoriously conservative and disfavors abortion rights. But this is extreme, even for them.… https://t.co/SE8G6NnXTC
1/25
2021
Like many of us, @chronic_jordan hopes that the Biden administration -- including @innocence board member… https://t.co/rPdpMgoCmO
Retweeted by Jordan SmithI’m hearing this too. Forensic reformers are excited about Biden’s science team. But as @chronic_jordan points out,… https://t.co/EktLAO5ujm
Retweeted by Jordan SmithOMG this thread! This lawsuit! 😂 https://t.co/3lZZwbp9CCUnder Trump, efforts to reform forensic science were tossed under the bus (like so many other things). But with sc… https://t.co/brXbN3Aztg
1/22
2021
Amanda Gorman. The entire poem. #InaugurationDay https://t.co/2bbxEQQCwr
Retweeted by Jordan SmithBreaking: DNA testing results are back in the #PervisPayne case. Attorneys say results "are consistent with Pervis… https://t.co/nX9S4ZGPcp
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1/20
2021
I see AEDPA is back in the news. Be sure to read this definitive history on how we got this awful law. https://t.co/YZUtJMgypO
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1/19
2021
I just want everyone to think that science is for them. That’s all. #ScienceIsBack
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1/16
2021
We’ve spoken to a lot of journalists over the last few days....here’s the 1st piece to come @theintercept . Many… https://t.co/KkqZJgiMiG
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1/15
2021
@HiJCP Absolutely. Always a tip.Nothing like waking up on the day of another scheduled execution of a Black man to a headline like this. https://t.co/Rga4JlqB9R
Retweeted by Jordan SmithHiggs has a compelling innocence claim. He is facing execution this week. His case again reveals the dp as a punish… https://t.co/8R8Kgspnui
1/14
2021

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