Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: justice

Demanding wide-reaching reforms and an end to slavery, inmates in 17...

"Every single field and industry is affected on some level by prisons, from our license plates to the fast food that we eat to the stores that we shop at."

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

One year from Charlottesville: Hate is on the run – but...

White supremacist and nationalist groups had not gone away after the Civil Rights era, they just went underground – until their voice had been given the greatest megaphone of modern times.

Former cops plead guilty to framing innocent teen for burglaries

The cops were charged with conspiracy to violate civil rights under color of law and deprivation of T.D.’s civil rights, under color of law.

‘Our democracy is under attack:’ Broad Coalition hosts 175+ #ConfrontCorruption vigils...

More than 175 Confront Corruption and Demand Democracy candlelight vigils are scheduled to begin at sundown on Wednesday.

Four years after Eric Garner’s killing in police chokehold, his family...

Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who applied the fatal chokehold, continues to work for the New York Police Department on paid desk duty and has received multiple raises since Garner’s death.

DOJ drop remaining charges against #J20 protesters

"Upon consideration of the government's motion to dismiss in this case, it is: ORDERED that these cases be dismissed without prejudice."

Asylum seekers win in court as federal judge rules against indefinite...

U.S. District Judge James Boasberg ruled asylum seekers who have passed a credible fear interview should be given humanitarian parole, not indefinite detention.

Investigation launched into police officer using Taser on unarmed man

The video revealed that the officers were issuing contradicting commands shortly before the Taser was fired.

Police officer charged with criminal homicide of unarmed teen

“Taking human life is one of the most important things in this community, dealing with these types of tragedies. You do not shoot somebody in the back if they are not a threat to you.”

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From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”