Tag: civil rights
A day after the FBI released its latest hate crime numbers, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights detailed the many problems with those statistics and what should be done to fix them.
The children’s lawyer was incensed. Her two tiny clients — one of them blind — had been in a shelter for three...
Will the Supreme Court back LQBTQ rights? Time will tell.
“This kind of incident does create a blemish. It is painful to watch.”
On Wednesday, the court ruled the Eighth Amendment protects people from state and local authorities imposing onerous fines, fees and forfeitures to generate money.
"This case is a prime example of my commitment to hold accountable officers who threaten the mission of law enforcement by breaking the law.”
A disturbing new documentary that examines lynching in the United States both past and present.
As the nation marks 90 years since the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we air a rediscovered speech he delivered on December 7, 1964.
Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments.
It’s a truism in political science that when regimes lose their legitimacy, major change – even revolution – becomes a possibility.