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Welcome Home Shakaboona!

Shakaboona and Patricia Vickers

Comrade, client, and human rights activist Kerry ‘Shakaboona’ Marshall - imprisoned since age 17 - is free after more than 33 years! At approximately 10:30 am yesterday morning, Kerry ‘Shakaboona’ Marshall walked out of the Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia and into the free world.

Lawsuit Challenging Death By Incarceration Goes Before PA Supreme Court

Oral argument in our historic lawsuit challenging the lifetime ban on parole for those who did not kill or intend to kill was heard by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday April 13.

Filed: McCray v Allegheny County

Represented by ALC, Clayton McCray of Pittsburgh is suing Allegheny County Jail Medical Director, med staff and former Deputy Warden, Laura Williams, after he endured prolonged neglect that led to amputation of his leg.

ALC March 2022 Newsletter

Check out our March 2022 newsletter highlighting our litigation to end DBI and push for abolitionist reforms that weaken the carceral state. Saleem reflects on his fourth year freedom anniversary, while Autumn and Walter give us the lowdown on “participatory defense”.