The Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) is a state-wide record of our involvement with the court system.
Anyone who has been charged with a crime that is punishable by incarceration regardless of the outcome (even not guilty, without findings and dismissed charges are included) of those charges, has a CORI file.
The reason I am fighting for CORI Reform is that CORI has been used to deny employment, public housing, loans and… Continue
In May 1991, 19-year-old Bell was charged for the robbery and murder of store clerk Bert Bell (no relation). He was tried, convicted and sentenced to death in 1993, largely because his trial attorneys failed to even investigate the case or conduct DNA testing beforehand.
Since 1993, Bell has sat caged in a prison cell on Mississippi's death row, denied access to the courts, despite newly discovered evidence that strongly suggests he… Continue