LGBT groups are reacting to the release of video showing a white Chicago police officer shooting to death a young black man, making calls for further investigation and a renewed effort for racial justice. Laquan McDonald, 17, was shot 13 months ago by Officer Jason Van Dyke on a city street. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton jumped on the bandwagon today when she released a statement on Twitter bemoaning the brutal death of Laquan McDonald.
WASHINGTON -- A major rift is opening among criminal justice reform advocates over how to deal with conservative efforts to write off white-collar crimes ranging from environmental pollution to food safety. Most of the discussion surrounding...Show More Summary
Aquaman is making his theatrical debut next year in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and teaming up with other DC heroes after that in Justice League Part One, but it’s in his 2018 solo movie that he’ll really get to shine. Show More Summary
Amid the push for racial justice, some are calling for white power.
We’ve got to admit, we don’t have any idea what to call this hack. Artist [Graham Dunning] refers to it somewhat dryly as the “Mechanical Techno method”, but that doesn’t quite do it justice. We’re thinking “Turntable-sequencer-synthesizer-beat-box-dub-stepper thingy. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton called Wednesday for justice in the case of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager fatally shot last year by police in Chicago, citing the incident as an example of the need for a larger national conversation about race and policing. Show More Summary
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There’s a growing bipartisan consensus in Congress that restoring voting rights for people with felony convictions is a crucial aspect of criminal justice reform. But governors have a massive amount of discretion in deciding whetherShow More Summary
Monday's decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let's hope the justices read the opinion. Image: Shutterstock The post As SCOTUS Steps Into Fight Over Clinic Closure Laws, Another Appeals Court Rules They Should Be Blocked appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Even though we've got a Justice League movie in development and Suicide Squad on the way next summer, it looks like DC and Warner Bros. aren't quite done bringing their teams to the big screen just yet. As you might have heard, Justice...Show More Summary
DOHA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's justice ministry plans to sue a Twitter user who compared the death sentence handed down on Friday to a Palestinian poet to the punishments meted out by Islamic State, a major government-aligned newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Mahatma Gandhi as a law student, 1887 Henry Guttmann / Getty Gandhi was 24 years old when he arrived in Natal, South Africa in May 1893, the month in which white settlers celebrated the 50th anniversary of Natal’s annexation by the British Crown. Show More Summary
Nicolino Camardi "It's pathetic that our justice system does not see that these animal abuse cases need to have much higher penalties. It's just not right. It's time that something happened and people started speaking out on behalf of...Show More Summary
Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here. Up until recently, North Dakota was an unlikely destination for most Americans. Located right along our northern border with Canada, it is one of the least populous […]
A Republican Party that's long taken a law-and-order stance finds itself desperate to improve its standing among minority voters. The "Just Say No" message of the Reagan administration and the "three strikes" sentencing law developed...Show More Summary
The Justice Department balks on the package because one of the bills, supported by Koch Industries, would make it harder to prosecute polluters and white-collar criminals.