Saturday, May 28, 2022

Tag: justice system

Former Philadelphia judge of elections convicted on bribery charges

Domenick DeMuro received multiple bribes from an unidentified political consultant working on behalf of several candidates in exchange for stuffing the ballot boxes with fraudulent votes.

Political fundraiser admits to bribing LA City Councilmember

The Councilmember reportedly agreed to help the developer’s real estate project in exchange for a $500,000 bribe.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

Payback? The arrest of Max Blumenthal

The way Blumenthal’s arrest was handled should send a chill down our collective spines because it shows a widening war on left-wing journalists and whistle-blowers that is remarkably resilient to changes in government.

Why haven’t presidential candidates proposed to end the criminalization of poverty?

The Democratic candidates are missing an opportunity to pitch sweeping criminal justice reform as an economic justice issue.

Declawed special prosecutor: A mockery of independence and justice

Here's today's predictable nightmare when legislation imprisoned the Special Prosecution role under the Dept. of Justice. Or more accurately, in Trumpian times the slavish Dept. of Injustice and Coverup.

Packing the Supreme Court

Mitch McConnell’s long-term strategy of packing the Court in order to entrench the Republican Party is becoming an obscene reality.

Three LGBTQ cases before the Supreme Court asks the question: How...

Will the Supreme Court back LQBTQ rights? Time will tell.

Men, we can do better

Survivors of sexual assault like Christine Blasey Ford deserve our support, not our opposition.

The victims who don’t count

“People with money and power are treated differently in our justice system. They’re not policed the same way.”

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Apologist for Tucker Carlson’s racism: Glenn Greenwald

These vehement defenses of the most influential media purveyor of the racist “replacement” theory are destructive efforts to launder hate by a once-admirable journalist.

CPAC goes to Hungary

CPAC Hungary shows that a kind of far right international is forming.

Why Michigan public school parents might be too strong of a match for Betsy...

Parents in DeVos’s backyard tell right-wing radicals, “No thank you to divisive, partisan agendas in schools.”

When it comes to Guns, the US is a third world country run by...

Trump may have derided sh*thole countries, but he and his ilk are exactly the people who have turned America into one.

Faith leaders, teachers mobilize for protests at NRA’s Houston meeting in wake of Uvalde...

"Don't look away," said one advocacy group. "Rally against the NRA."