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12-6-09 Scott Sisters Update

12-6-09 Scott Sisters Update

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12/6/09 SCOTT SISTERS UPDATE!Greetings all,Mrs. Rasco, Jamie and Gladys Scott want to thank everyone who hascalled, written, faxed and e-mailed on their behalf!! It truly is making adifference, as has already been reported! Gladys Scott was recently toldby the warden of that prison that calls and letters continue to come in, atestament to the perseverance of all of you who are letting these officialsknow that there are people worldwide watching what goes on with her andJamie, which is very important as we agitate for their release!Atty. Jaribu Hill is working with Mrs. Rasco to advise us on next best steps.One is that we undertake a greater and more consistent campaign ofmaking Atty. General Holder and Gov. Haley Barbour recognize ourresolve to have these women freed from prison hell with letters fromaround the country and world, the demand must be massive in order tomake any impact at all. So please, EVERYONE, pass the word to sendmail to these two officials ASAP.The sample letter is below, please personalize or completely rewrite, printone for each, stick them in the mail, and pass this on to all of yourcontacts. Just a few minutes of your time would mean so much. Wereally need their mailboxes to be bulging, so let's end this year with a
FREEDOM MAIL BLAST FOR THE SCOTT SISTERS! Thank you verymuch for making this happen!~~~~~~~~~~~SAMPLE LETTER:Attorney General Eric HolderU.S. Department of Justice950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20530-0001The Honorable Attorney General Holder:I am writing to request that you investigate the cases of Jamie and GladysScott. The Scott Sisters were given double life sentences each in Octoberof 1994 for armed robbery in the state of Mississippi. No one was injured
or murdered. One witness states that about 11 dollars was netted in thearmed robbery. All witnesses and victims of this crime have testified thatthe Scott Sisters were not involved in the robbery. Witnesses testified thatthey were coerced and threatened to lie on the Scott Sisters.A 14 year old witness testified that he signed a statement which wasprepared for him before he entered Deputy Sheriff Marvin Williams’ Office.This statement was signed by the 14 year old without an attorney present.He was told that he would be released from the local jail the next morning ifhe signed it. He was not released.This is an egregious wrongful conviction and the Scott Sisters and theirfamily has suffered now 15+ years.Jamie and Gladys Scott are housed in Pearl, Mississippi at CentralMississippi Correctional Facility. Their ID numbers are Jamie Scott #19197and Gladys Scott #19142.Sincerely,(Your Name)----Please also send a letter to Governor Haley Barbour:Governor Haley BarbourP.O. Box 139Jackson, Mississippi 39205~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~PLEASE VISIT THE WEBSITE and include it in your links. There is apress release there that we need help distributing to get mainstreampublicity for the case. Oprah's last year is coming up and she should bepressured to do a show on this case from her home state, there's a contactform for her that you can fill in onlineathttps://www.oprah.com/plugform.jsp?plugId=220. Also, please makesure to print some flyers out and stick them in your bag the next time youare going out among the people to spread the word as far and wide aspossible, we can do this, we MUST!http://www.scribd.com/doc/22154749/Scott-Sisters-Flyer
Gladys and Jamie thank those of you who have written very much, pleasedrop them a line for the holidays, they are 15+ years without their familyand this is a rough time of year for all prisoners. Please brighten their daywith a card or letter:Jamie Scott #19197CMCF2/A-Bldg.B Zone, Bed 196P.O. Box 88550Pearl, MS 39288-8550Gladys Scott #19142CMCF/B-Bldg.P.O. Box 88550Pearl, MS 39288-8550"For all that don’t know, slavery in Mississippi has changed names. It is stillvery much active and alive in Mississippi. Its new name is called the LAW!So, if there is anyone out there that thinks this cannot happen to theirchild or family, think about Gladys and Jamie Scott. We were not criminalsnor were we drug addicts. I worked everyday. I have a right to be bitter,angry, mad as hell at the United States of America, but I choose not tobecause I know a higher power and Gladys and I WILL walk the streetsagain." -- Jamie ScottPlease visit and LINK to:http://www.freethescottsisters.blogspot.com Subscribe to our group: Send a blank e-mail toscottsistersupdates-subscribe@yahoogroups.comand share information!Facebook Group: Free The Scott SistersPetition:http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/Free-Jamie-Gladys/index.htmlFlyer:http://www.scribd.com/doc/22154749/Scott-Sisters-FlyerLegal Transcripts:http://www.scribd.com/Scott%20SistersMISSISSIPPI INJUSTICE: In a trial fraught with legal malpractice andwitness coercion, Mississippi Judge Marcus Gordon oversaw one of themost blatantly corrupt trials in history, culminating in the staggering over-sentencing of sisters Gladys and Jamie Scott to double-life each in arobbery that they did not participate in, where no one was murdered orharmed, and the amount alleged to have been taken was a whopping$11.00. Even if they were guilty as charged, the sentence is completely

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