The topic of reparations and habitual offense collide in Louisiana in 2020. Shreveport native Fair Wayne Bryant, under a Louisiana Supreme Court Ruling.

Idyllic Louisiana a posterchild for disproportionate treatment of descendants of Slaves

The mistreatment of the poor and mostly Black defendants by arbitrary prosecutors and judges who enforce these laws as justice are mostly to blame coupled with no legislative intervention. There is no redemptive value whatsoever in this judicial process. None. Neither is there any reparative justice or restorative justice for that matter. https://irml.blogspot.com/2020/08/louisianas-dark-past-is-still-haunting.html

In the case of Fair Wayne Bryant a parole hearing in October may be his route to freedom. https://www.startribune.com/possible-shot-at-freedom-for-lifer-who-stole-hedge-clippers/572103702/