Justice

“Most people with strong principles don’t survive for long. We want them to survive and do a lot, but...

Across the country, communities have demanded a new approach to criminal justice—and a transformation of what it means to be a prosecutor—by electing a growing cohort of lead prosecutors...

[Black History Month]
 
Rosie Douglas with the late Walter Rodney. Photo:...

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson reintroduced a spate of criminal justice reform bills on Thursday aimed at increasing law enforcement accountability to the public and restoring trust in...

Monday, five Travis County state representatives sent District Attorney Margaret Moore a letter urging her to carefully review and consider Innocence Project client Rosa Jimenez’s case for...

The NAACP issued the following statement regarding the case against Myon Burrell.

As a teenager in 2003, he was accused and convicted of the killing of 11-year-old Tyesha...

Last night, the Prince George’s County Police Department, in Maryland, charged one of their Black officers, Corporal Michael Owen Jr., with the second-degree murder of 43-year-old William...

On Thursday, February 20, Georgia Congressman Henry “Hank” Johnson will host his Restoration Resource Fair for ex-offenders, previously incarcerated, returning citizens or those caught up...

The American Civil Liberties Union, the Innocence Project, the ACLU of Arkansas, Hogan Lovells US LLP, and Little Rock attorney John Tull today filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit...

Amadou Diallo, 23, executed in a hail of 41 shots, by the NYPD on February 4, 1999.

The following is an excerpt from the upcoming book "The Roots of Racism in...

New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it was denying a motion to expedite review of a decision in...

Dr. King. Photo: Public Domain. Wikimedia Commons.

 

As we celebrate Rev. Martin Luther King’s birthday, many laudatory columns will be printed about...

New York Attorney General Letitia James today led a coalition of 14 attorneys general in continuing efforts to halt federal immigration arrests of noncitizens without a judicial warrant or...

St Louis City Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner recently filed a lawsuit against city officials--including police officers--who she has accused of orchestrating "a broad campaign of...

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, the first Black person to achieve that post, is so fed-up with what she sees as an orchestrated attempt by racist "entrenched interests" to...

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