"You wouldn't necessarily expect–and certainly the establishment press doesn't expect–to hear a discussion about criminal justice reforms and prison reform at the Conservative Political Action Conference," stated Americans for Tax Reform...Show More Summary
Today's Mail on Sunday claims that one of Britain's top judges, Lord Justice Fulford, "actively campaigned" to support the Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE). They claim that he was supportive of the group even when it campaigned for the age of consent to be dropped to four. Show More Summary
Col. Rob Maness, a conservative candidate for U.S. Senate in Louisiana, said incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) should be defeated for supporting Obamacare and President Barack Obama's recent nominee to the Justice Department who voluntarily defended infamous cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. Show More Summary
The L.A. County District Attorney wants to make sure Justin Bieber is treated like Joe Schmoe when they charge him with egging his neighbor's house... and that's why the case hasn't been filed.Law enforcement sources involved in the case tell TMZ…
When a university bases admission on test results, it does not matter if the person who scores brilliantly is poor, victimized, immigrant, disadvantaged, or from a low socio-economic group.
Mom seeks justice for slain honor student found in garbage bag: It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost 8 years since the murder of 16-year-old Chanel Petro-Nixon of Brooklyn. In June of 2006 Chanel’s body was found in a garbage bag after having been strangled to death. At that time of her death police Read more [+]
If Rand Paul were elected president, he would have the power to nominate potential Supreme Court justices who want to return to a world where basic workplace protections are considered unconstitutional -- and who object to the federal ban on whites-only lunch counters to boot. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Here's yet another way Republicans and Republican spending priorities block justice for workers. According to the Center for Public Integrity: ... the number of Labor Department...Show More Summary
The universe sometimes works in mysterious ways. But other times it’s just way too obvious. The facts below may seem too good to be true, and somehow chalking them up to mere coincidence doesn’t do them justice. All we can say is that you just might not be able to handle these truths. They just [...]
During Women's History Month we stand on the shoulders of our mothers and foremothers, in partnership with our sisters, in service to our daughters and future generations with solidarity and intersectionality. We pledge this month, as...Show More Summary
Justice secretary's cuts will 'leave people who can't afford to pay privately with only the crumbs of legal aid'.
More than a century has passed since the first International Women's Day, and as we look back to past accomplishments and forward to future goals, we urge readers to take action in one of the most pressing challenges facing women internationally - the present state of maternal and newborn health in developing nations. Show More Summary
Caitlin Roper's 25th anniversary appreciation of Katherine Dunn's magnificent novel Geek Love manages the improbable trick of doing the book justice.
This is what justice looks like! Back in 2000, Frank K.C. Hertel and his wife fled Arizona for Europe before he could be tried for raping his daughter. After years of evading justice, he’s now been sentenced to 95 years in prison. Hertel...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, the Senate refused to end the filibuster of the nomination of Debo Adegbile to become the head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division Adegbile was unquestionably well suited for the job. The child of immigrants,...Show More Summary
Over the months ahead, it's almost certain that Duke Energy will find itself appealing to the North Carolina Supreme Court. There they'll find a friend they can count on, Justice Paul Newby, who is one of their wholly owned subsidiaries. It's a sick and sad affair that should be of grave concern to anyone in interested in justice. Facing South has the story. read more
In case you’re disappointed that Kirsten Gillibrand’s Military Justice Improvement Act got filibustered yesterday, I have great news: the senate, according to senators, has already done enough to stop military rape and the commanders who are unable to stop the epidemic of sexual assault are totes trust-worthy! Phew! We have been covering the Military [...]
Recently, I had a meeting with Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.). I was bringing some youth leaders to his office to discuss racial justice and education. When we arrived, he starting telling us his story. We were in awe. It was a history lesson from the source itself. Show More Summary
The International Criminal Court has convicted former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga of war crimes.
Among various reports that I look for on an annual basis, I appreciate the Rule of Law Index produced by the World Justice Project as much as any. Why do I anticipate reading and reviewing this report so much? Because we are a nation of laws and not of men. At least I think we […]