Indiana Gov. Mike Pence held a press conference today saying he wants to adjust the newly passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act to make sure it can’t be used by businesses to deny services to people. The Department of Justice announced...Show More Summary
It seemed like every day of March brought with it a new controversy or calamity worthy of coverage here: There was the Ghost Bath hoax; the revelation that Lars Ulrich was to blame for the absence of bass on …And Justice For All; the bizarre dissolution of Lord Mantis; the Liturgy album and its concurrent […]
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President Obama, who has stepped up his campaign this year to overhaul the nation's criminal justice system, commuted the sentences of 22 drug offenders Tuesday. More than a year ago the Justice Department launched an initiative aimed at granting clemency to nonviolent offenders, Obama had pardoned just eight people as part of the effort. All of those […]
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Building on his commitment to address instances of unfairness in sentencing, President Obama granted 22 commutations today to individuals serving time in federal prison. Had they been sentenced under current laws and policies, many of these individuals would have already served their time and paid their debt to society. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, March 31st, Pitzer Students for Justice in Palestine will display a mock Israeli apartheid wall on campus to raise awareness about Palestinian suffering and the realities of the Israeli occupation, as well as to stimulate conversation around necessary changes in global and domestic human rights policy. Show More Summary
When the US Justice Department announced last August that it was levying a $17 billion penalty against Bank of America for its role in bringing on the mid-2000s housing crisis, pundits said the sheer size of the fine would make all banks take notice. Show More Summary
The decision to release and then call for the re-arrest of Serbian political figure Vojislav Seselj by The Hague Tribunal is an attempt to undermine and destabilize Serbia, according to Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.
Bryant Tennelle was 18 when he was gunned down in “ghettoside” Los Angeles. The doggedness of a detective working his case is how every black murder case should be pursued.
Australian musical act Justice Crew got together with the guys from The Royal Stampede to prank bystanders with the help of one of those ultra-realistic old man masks, turning what they thought was a geriatric into a B-Boy.
"... by imposing mandatory private enforcement — a limitation unheard — of with regard to state legislatures," wrote Justice Scalia in an opinion called Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, issued this morning. To say that the Supremacy...Show More Summary
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It’s funny when reporters think they know more about the law than Supreme Court Justice’s. Case it point, CNN’s Chris Cuomo trying to tell Justice Roy Moore that our rights
The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Monday against Southeastern Oklahoma State University, alleging the school discriminated against a transgender assistant professor. The DOJ said it also sued the Regional University System of Oklahoma. The department said Rachel Tudor was denied a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are moving toward charging a Florida eye doctor over his dealings with New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department investigation into their relationship. The person said prosecutors are expected to bring charges against Dr. Show More Summary
Today is the official release date for my book, Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comforted and Afflicting the Afflicted.
The Patriots had largely been able to keep themselves at arms length from the Aaron Hernandez murder trial, until today. Via multiple reports, Patriots owner Robert Kraft is in the Fall River Justice Center today, and has been called to the stand. Trainer Brian McDonough was called to the stand in late February to testify…
As the high-profile nuclear deal negotiations between the U.S., Iran, and several other countries entered the final scheduled day of talks on Tuesday, the American Center for Law and Justice reminded President Barack Obama of his promise to do all he can to get Iran to release imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini.