The safety gap between affluent, white and poor, minority communities has grown over the last three decades.
The Free State may have gotten just a little freer.
Decades of reform efforts have failed. Is it time for a radical solution?
The President of the United States is on the precipice of fascism.
How to translate understandable frustration at injustice into tangible reform?
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has entered the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination
Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was convicted of ,murder in the death of Botham Jean, an innocent man who was murdered for the “crime” of being in his own apartment.
Donald Trump has apparently made the American public more supportive of players who kneel for the National Anthem.
Most Americans don’t support President Trump’s statements about the protests by N.F.L. players, but it’s just another example of him using hateful rhetoric to pander to his base.
A Nurse in Utah stood up for her patient’s rights, and was harassed by the police for her efforts.
President Trump’s attempts to interfere in the administration of justice go beyond the Russia investigation.
After a highly contentious nomination process, Jeff Sessions was confirmed last night as the new Attorney General of the United States.
Despite a video that clearly shows what appears to be cold-blooded murder, the trial of a South Carolina cop who shot an African-American man in the back while he ran away ended in a hung jury. Fortunately, this isn’t the end of the road.
Alabama’s Jeff Sessions will become the nation’s top law enforcement officer. That’s not a good thing.
After four straight losses, prosecutors in Baltimore are throwing in the towel in the Freddie Gray case.
Two cases quite a distance from each other, but in both police seem to be acting with a ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ attitude, especially when it comes to African-American men.
The trial of the man who was believed to be the most culpable in the death of Freddie Gray has been acquitted, calling the entire prosecution strategy into question.
The Supreme Court has once again issued a ruling that further chips away at the protections of the Fourth Amendment.
There’s little doubt that Hillary Clinton will win today’s South Carolina Primary, the only question is how big a win she’s likely to score.
The Justice Department has launched a widespread investigation into the operation of the Chicago Police Department in the wake of the murder of LaQuan McDonald.
The October 2014 shooting of 17 year old LaQuan McDonald is beginning to have a political impact in Chicago and could have national political implications as well.
A Chicago Police Officer has been charged with murder in the death of a 17 year old African-American male that, from the evidence that has been released, seems completely unjustifiable.
Massive boycotts and protests likely spell the end of Tim Wolfe’s tenure as president.
Joe Biden may want to run for President, but does anyone else? It doesn’t really seem like it.
A police officer in Cincinnati has been indicted for murder in a case that seems to be a pretty clear cut example of improper use of force.
Removing the responsibility to investigate police misconduct from the prosecutors who have to work with those police on a daily basis is a good idea.
The Cleveland Police Department has agreed to submit to significant monitoring in the wake of a damning Justice Department investigation.
Big news out of Baltimore and, perhaps, the beginning of justice for Freddie Gray.
There is no excuse for last night’s rioting in Baltimore, but that should not deflect attention from the problems with that city’s police.
Many have suggested that prosecution of cases involving police misconduct should be handled by prosecutors who don’t work with local police departments on a regular basis. They’re right.
After two and a half decades, the images of June 4, 1989 resonate with many, unless you happen to live in China.
Only a tiny percentage of those in American prisons ever got a trial.
A case from Nevada provides another example of police abuse, and a possible claim arising under the long-forgotten Third Amendment.
The execution of Troy Davis brings back to the forefront the reasons why the death penalty is inherently flawed.