Latino activists, lawmakers and civil rights groups continued to question and condemn the shooting of a Hispanic man by sheriff’s deputies on Monday in San Antonio.
Madison Police Department officer Eric Parker is charged with violating the civil rights of Sureshbhai Patel, who was unarmed and slammed into the ground face-first, sustaining serious injuries.
Late last year, Mediaite founder ?and ABC Chief Legal Analyst ?Dan Abrams wrote an article here? ?railing against the costs ?in ?civil litigation. "Our civil law system is supposed to ensure that personal wrongs are righted but the cost of admission can make justice prohibitive, he wrote.
The trial of Officer Eric Sloan Parker, 26, charged with civil rights violations relating to a videoed assault on an innocent grandfather, began this week.
The conservative mega-star drew 20,000 people to Alabama to re-walk the iconic civil rights march last weekend. One of the most unnerving poll results of the last few years was the announcement that author and TV personality Glenn Beck had been voted one of the most admired men on the planet. Show More Summary
The federal trial of an Alabama police officer who faces a civil rights charge after being captured on video throwing an Indian man to the ground got underway on Tuesday with the start of jury selection, prosecutors said. Eric Parker, 26, is accused of using unreasonable force while serving as a...
Canada's law enforcement agencies are still enduring the growing pains of having to respect the privacy and civil rights of Canadian citizens. It's apparently killing them. At the peak of their power, Canadian law enforcement agencies were asking for ISP subscriber data every 27 seconds. Show More Summary
A white Texas man has apparently internalized the conservative media message blaming civil rights activists for the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy. Now he’s threatening to track down and kill Black Lives Matter activists to avenge the death of Deputy Darren Goforth....
“This is a classic example of racial profiling,” Bryon Potts, attorney for John Felton, said Monday.
In another embarrassing and potentially costly complaint against the state's flagship university, a former student from South Korea alleges that University of Illinois administrators retaliated against her after she complained that a visiting researcher sexually harassed her while she continued...
Clinton's record is far from stellar. While the Black Lives Matter movement has focused attention on Bernie Sanders for his perceived racial justice deficiencies, no one seems to be giving much scrutiny to the civil rights record of Bill and Hillary Clinton and the impact their political work has had on the black community. Show More Summary
Family Hopes Atena Daemi Will Be Released on Medical Grounds A doctor at Evin Prison has diagnosed imprisoned children’s rights and civil activist Atena Daemi, 27, with having signs of multiple sclerosis, her mother, Massoumeh Nemati, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. She expressed hope that under the circumstances, Daemi would be […]
This is obviously sarcasm: Right behind all the positive racial healing we've seen during Barack Obama's presidency is the vast improvement in the degree of civility heard and seen in leftist discourse. Obviously, that's not so. Hillary...Show More Summary
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PROBABLY THE BIGGEST MARCH THERE SINCE THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA: ‘All Lives Matter’ march draws more than 20,000 to Birmingham.
A civil rights lawyer plans to meet with the company next week to discuss a settlement. The Napa Valley Wine Train may be facing a lawsuit from the 11 black women's book club members who were booted off a tour "for laughing and talking...Show More Summary
Along the metaphorical highway on the journey to LGBT civil rights, there are many collisions. These are when willful ignorance runs headlong into justice. Few of these are as fascinating as the wreck taking place in Rowan County Kentucky. Show More Summary
Mike Luckovich Should Be Credited Because He Has Discovered The "Secret Sauce" Given The Choice Between: Agitating The "Civil Rights Pharisees" Over Claims Of "Racist Coverage Of Black People By The AJC" And Triggering Their Protests...Show More Summary
More than 20,000 people paraded down a historic civil rights route to Birmingham City Hall chanting "All Lives Matter."