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Police Station Support Guide

Being arrested and held in police custody is unpleasant. People often appreciate being met by a friendly face when they are released. This is a guide to doing effective police station support. This guide is an updated version of the Activist’s Legal Project guide to arrestee support, created collectively by GBC Resources, Activist Court Aid Brigade (ACAB) and Queercare.

It’s Still “No Comment”

A brief statement on the importance of "no comment" interviews, based on the experiences of the Legal Defence & Monitoring Group. Found on Pastebin.

The Delivery of Newgate 6 June 1780

The burning, plundering and destruction of Newgate Prison

An entertaining account of The Gordon Riots, 18th Century black culture in London - and the invention of toothbrushes and locks.

By Midnight Notes Collective, 1985.

A Conceptualization of the Law in the Manifold of Work

"The System Investigates Itself" Boardman Robinson, 1921. In The Liberarator

An autonomist analysis of the function of the law by Midnight Notes, 1985.

Innocent on Death Row: An interview with Bomani Shakur/Keith LaMar

An interview with Lucasville Uprising prisoner Bomani Shakur/Keith LaMar, carried out by JR Valrey for Block Report Radio. This transcript was first published by the San Francisco Bay View.

Anarchist prisoner Eric King facing threats and intimdation against his family while preparing for trial

New documents filed in Eric King's ongoing court case reveal the extent of staff intimidation and threats toward Eric and his family. This information was first posted on his legal fundraiser page. Content note: the following text includes a discussion of suicide

No Hanging Here: The Case of Marie and Noel Murray

A pamphlet produced by the Murray Defence Campaign, protesting against the planned executions of Irish anarchists Noel and Marie Murray. Digitised by the Irish Left Archive.

Lucasville uprising prisoner Bomani Shakur on the US justice system

Bomani Shakur/Keith LaMar, a prisoner sentenced to death after being wrongly convicted of murder for his alleged role in the 1993 Lucasville Uprising, reflects on his experiences. First published on the Justice for Keith LaMar facebook page, and republished by Abolition Media Worldwide.

Anarchist prisoner Eric King facing prosecution after being attacked by staff

Anarchist prisoner Eric King is facing a serious assault charge after being attacked by a prison guard. The following information is taken from his legal fundraiser site.