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Being a descendent of this family comes with a convenient get-out-of-jail-free card. In case you wondered if there ...
by kos
Comment Count 249 comments on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 10:37 AM PDT with 247 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 07:43 AM PST with 11 Recommends
is to die first. And even then wait for a couple of decades. After 80 years, the last of the Scottsboro Boys have been generously pardoned by Alabama . One of the most infamous cases of legal ...
by henryjones000
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 03:57 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Michael Matthew Bloomer, October 22, 2013 Just in: (CBS/AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A special prosecutor has been appointed to look ...
by latestbloomer
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 01:44 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published at Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 07:42 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
By Tyler S. Bugg, originally published on Next New Deal The Justice Department's ruling in Mia Macy's lawsuit against the ATF is a significant win in the fight against employment discrimination for ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 11:27 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
So close and yet so far.
by thefarleftside
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 07:09 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Here's a story that made the Daily Kos front page that I wanted to touch upon: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/21/opinion/sunday/justice-sequestered.html?_r=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 07:23 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I started to read an article detailing the interview that Juror B37 gave Anderson Cooper as reported in the Bradenton (FL) Herald this morning, wanting to understand how the jury reached its verdict.
by phil68us
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 05:43 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I didn’t believe this one when I saw it but former Enron criminal Jeffrey Skilling received a decade off his sentence for surrendering assets the government had already seized. From the article:
by bluto211
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 03:32 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
If nothing else, this self-proclaimed exposé of mine provides an occasion to recall the tremendous power that America’s judiciary undoubtedly wields. Moreover, “(t)hrough their formulations of ...
by The Law Project
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 10:11 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Advocates of prison reform are sure to be happy about this news: http://bangordailynews.com/2013/02/05/news/nation/u-s-bureau-of-prisons-to-review-solitary-confinement/
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 09:46 PM PST with 12 Recommends
It could not be risky for public policy thought leaders, accomplished legal professionals, and/or well-regarded academics to join grassroots legal reform activists in exploring prospects of ...
by The Law Project
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 12:16 PM PST with 6 Recommends
This is a true story, or as true as I can tell it, based on my memories from over thirty years ago, and from what I was told by various individuals, regarding the no good, very bad beating I took at ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 02:33 PM PST with 126 Recommends
As the gun control hysteria has come to a boil, we continue to read the pleas of constitutional defenders. These people exclaim that guns are a sacred right because they are protected by the ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 05:01 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Over Christmas, I spent some time at home, visiting my parents, friends, and other members of my family. Where I'm from, it's not at all odd to encounter open and overt racism on a daily basis. What ...
by Grizzard
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 10:15 AM PST with 48 Recommends
I am but a shadow in a realm of chaos...a floating phantom barely seen by the general populace. I am torn, for I wish solitude and secrecy within my own personal life, yet also desire to be seen ...
by ladyrhiannon824
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 01:26 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Way back in February… On February 2, at around 8:15pm, transwoman Deoni Jones, 22, was sitting at a bus stop at the intersection of East Capitol Street SE and Sycamore Road NE in our nation's ...
by rserven
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
This is not a diary about Trayvon Martin, per se. Though, admittedly, the fact that I have started out with that disclaimer is an admission that the Martin killing prompted my thought process on ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Apr 11, 2012 at 09:13 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
There is no such thing as Justice in the United States of America. There is only political advantage. Two cases currently in the news illustrate this fact beyond even a shadow of a doubt, the ...
by Walt starr
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 05:48 AM PDT with 5 Recommends