• Interview with Gale Lewis — Miami’s Assistant Public Defender   A couple weeks ago we brought you news that R.F, a young man who had been in custody in Miami awaiting trial for nearly 5 years, had finally been sentenced and charged. I first met R.F photographing inside Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, where he had been incarcerated since the age of 14. After […] December 31, 2012
  • R.F Update: finally!! After nearly five years awaiting trial in Miami’s Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, R.F’s case is finally moving forward (Read about R.F’s case history HERE) The youngest of his co-defendants, R.F recently took a deal for a minimum of 18 months (maximum of 36 months) in a juvenile facility. His older co-defendants all took deals […] December 5, 2012
  • R.F’s 18th birthday: from juvenile to adult Last month we caught up with R.F, who has spent four years and three months in detention awaiting trial (R.F Update: Four Years and Three Months Without Trial). In his conversation with Ross, R.F stated, “sometimes being locked up is like already being dead ’cause you don’t really have no control over your life. You […] October 3, 2012
  • R.F. Update: Four Years and Three Months Without Trial At the end of August, Ross interviewed R.F. to check in, find out the status of his fifty-one month court case, and see what he’s done with all those hours in juvenile detention. Listen to R.F. explain what he’s facing over four years after his arrest at 13 in his own words. Below are links […] September 19, 2012
  • Held three years and eight months without trial “I’ve been here for 3 years and 8 months and haven’t been to trial yet. I came in when I was 13.” -R.F. age 17, Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, Miami, Florida This is the first of an on-going series of posts about a young man being held at TGK in Miami. We will post […] February 2, 2012