Author: Carrie - Anne Warner

Blog 4 – Carrie-Anne Warner, The Faults in the US Justice System

There are many individuals who are trying to bring justice to the wrongly convicted, such as Bryan Stevenson in Walter McMillian’s case. He successfully established the Equal Justice Initiative whose mission is to free the wrongfully convicted. Similar projects, like the Innocence Project exonerate the wrongfully convicted through DNA testing; and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustices… Read more →

Walter McMillian’s Story – Carrie-Anne Warner

Many individuals fall victim to the corrupt US justice system. One of these individuals has recently been highly recognized in the media due to the recent blockbuster movie, Just Mercy. Walter “Johnny D” McMillian was an African-American, who worked as a pulpwood worker from Alabama, who was wrongly convicted of a murder and sentenced to death. “Mr. McMillian was held… Read more →

The US Justice System is Flawed, Carrie-Anne Warner

Novelist Raymond Chandler once said, “The law isn’t justice. It’s a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer” (Business Radio). Chandler’s words speak clearly to the foundation of the Justice System in America. The US justice system is controlled by humans and with that brings human… Read more →

Failures of the Justice System in the United States, Carrie-Anne Warner

The American Justice System has the intention of being a fair and trustworthy system. It is meant to be a system where felons are placed into jail, where they undergo rehabilitation in order to enter the community again as better law-abiding citizens. However, America’s justice system has failed its citizens. America has, “12 times as many incarcerated people per capita… Read more →