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Fast Law also provides a platform to advocate for Legislative change to the criminal justice system. To this end, Fast Law is supporting rational and cost effective laws to reform current sentencing practices and the State Department of Corrections.
Our Books and Materials
Book on Habeas Corpus. "Winning Habeas Corpus and Post Conviction Relief", our Fourth Edition, is one of the most popular books on Habeas Corpus and ineffective assistance of counsel available in America. This Book gives incarcerated men and women a real jump start on finding and understanding legal principles to apply to a wide variety of factual circumstances.
Our Book, "Post conviction Relief for Washington State - the Personal Restraint Petition," will be available in 2014 by F.A. Stephens. This book addresses post conviction procedures known as the Personal Restraint Petition and examines challenges to one's conviction after direct appeal (abbreviated "PRP") This is the only book available specifically written for judges, attorneys, and prisons on the subject.
Legislative Action and Advocacy for rational sentencing laws. Fast Law, in association with other community support groups, is supporting two bills in this for coming 2013 Washington State Legislature session: SHB 5886 (redrafted by F.A. Stephens), seeks to reduce the costs to incarcerate elderly inmates, by reduction in their sentence when the inmates reach the age of 60 and has served at least 50% of his/her sentence. The second bill, advocated by "Parole 4 US," and Justice Works advocates a parole system for men and women who are over the age of 55 years of age and served more than 10 years.
NOTE: Fast Law Publishing Associates does not provide legal advice. Our focus is to educate and sponsor responsible community concern about the criminal justice system. Fast Law Publish Associates is an apolitical non-profit company.
Winning Habeas Corpus and
Fourth Edition 2012
Information on Ineffective Assistance of Councel in America
Learn how to Apply Legal Principles to a variety of Factual Circumstances
Legislative Action and Advocacy for
Rational Sentencing Laws
SHB #5866 - This Re-drafted & Revised bill seeks to reduce the costs to incarcerate elderly inmates by a reduction in a sentence when an inmate reaches the age of 60 and has served at least 50% of his/her sentence.
SHB #2521- This bill is advocated by "Parole 4 US", and Justice Works advocates a parole system for men and women who are over the age of 55 years of age and service more than 10 years.