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REDEMPTION OF THE PROSECUTOR
When prosecutor and devout Christian Preston Shipp began teaching in a
Nashville prison, he never thought he’d be the one to get schooled. But the
friendship he forges with one young prisoner puts his faith in the justice
system—and in Jesus—to the ultimate test. “Redemption of the Prosecutor” is a
short documentary by Brave New Foundation’s Beyond Bars campaign, which
produces videos and engages social media to fight mass incarceration.
Running time is 22 minutes.
Approximately 10,000 lifers have been convicted of nonviolent offenses.
Nearly half of lifers are African American and 1 in 6 are Latino.
More than 10,000 life-sentenced inmates have been convicted of crimes that
occurred before they turned 18 and nearly 1 in 4 of them were sentenced to
More than 5,300 (3.4%) of the life-sentenced inmates are female.”