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Getting the Facts Right About the Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown has ignited a firestorm of commentary and disagreement. Debate is to be expected in a large and diverse society such as ours. But as an attorney and...Show More Summary

Standoff in Westlake as LAPD tells protesters to leave or be arrested

Demonstrators marching Friday evening in the Westlake section of Los Angeles in protest of the  Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager were once again facing arrest after some started running in the streets. 

Michael Brown’s Family Places Thanksgiving Dinner In Front Of His Empty Chair

Not only Michael Brown’s family, but supporters around the country laid out a meal by an empty chair to honor his memory. His family hope[s] their solemn gesture will help to highlight the perceived injustice of a grand jury ruling that the policeman should not stand trial… In a sign of how much their story [...]

Ferguson protesters march in Beverly Hills, Echo Park

Dozens of demonstrators marched through Beverly Hills and Echo Park on Friday afternoon to protest a Missouri grand jury's rejection of charges for a Ferguson police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, police said.

It's Clear That Race Is America's Deepest Problem

RIOTS are rarely so widely anticipated. By 8pm on November 24th, when the prosecutor in Ferguson, Missouri, announced the grand jury’s decision not to charge a police officer with a crime for shooting an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, cops in riot gear were already in place and barriers surrounded municipal buildings. Show More Summary

No, Prosecution did not Mislead #Ferguson Grand Jury into Erroneous Decision

Lawrence O'Donnell ignores that Darren Wilson's strong claim of lawful self-defense was more than sufficient to prevent indictment

The QTPOC Speakeasy Reports Back from Ferguson Protests Around the World

5 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

When a grand jury failed to indict Michael Brown's killer, protests broke out across the globe. Members of the Speakeasy, with heavy hearts and revolutionary intentions, were on the front lines.

Wilson's Absent Taser Renews Debate

Buried in the vast grand jury files about the Ferguson shooting, Officer Darren Wilson acknowledged that on the fateful night he killed Michael Brown, he was not armed with a Taser because he considered the weapon clunky and heavy. It's...Show More Summary

David Harsanyi: The Grand Jury Got It Right With Darren Wilson

6 hours agoNews : Reason

For many, the St. Louis County grand jury's decision was going to confirm the existence of deep American injustice one way or another. If it found there was insufficient evidence for an indictment against Darren Wilson—the white police officer...Show More Summary

The Great Ferguson Okey-Doke

When the grand jury failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson this week, Robert McCulloch got exactly what he wanted. And, in the process, the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney handling the case where the white Ferguson police officer...Show More Summary

Criminal Injustice: 4 Ways Courts Can Restore Faith in the Legal System After Ferguson

Outraged, but not surprised. That would be a fair way to sum up the response of many to the grand jury's decision not to bring criminal charges against Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. As protests...Show More Summary

Pharrell Williams’ Controversial Comments About Michael Brown Spark Outrage Among Fans

Pharrell Williams definitely isn’t a fan favorite these days. In wake of the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown, the “Happy” singer recently shared his opinion of the whole ordeal during an interview with Ebony magazine. Show More Summary

'No Justice, No Profit': Left-Wing Activists Use Ferguson to Condemn Capitalism on 'Brown Friday'

On what is being dubbed "Brown Friday," social justice and left-wing activists -- including Occupy members -- are using the Ferguson's grand jury's decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown to condemn capitalism. Show More Summary

Ferguson protests escalate on Black Friday in Missouri, NYC, Oakland, Chicago

Demonstrators called for a Black Friday boycott this week to protest a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Protests began small on Friday, with a few dozen people at different stores in Missouri, and 200 at the Magnificent Mile in Chicago. Show More Summary

Protesters shut down BART trains over Ferguson decision

Protesters angry over the Ferguson, Mo., grand jury decision have forced the closure of a Bay Area Rapid Transit station in West Oakland, triggering massive delays across the region’s busy rail system, officials said Friday.

Ferguson protesters to shoppers: "No longer business as usual"

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Black Friday demonstrators in several cities seek to catch shoppers' attention in wake of grand jury's decision in fatal police shooting

Grand jury nears decision on NYPD chokehold death

9 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Announcement on whether charges will be filed in the homicide of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold during an arrest, is expected before year-end

DeAndre Joshua: Ferguson Witness Killed As Retribution, Conspiracy Theory Claims

Ferguson witness DeAndre Joshua may have been killed in retribution for his testimony at the grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting case, conspiracy theorists are claiming. Jordan was found dead this week inside a parked car near the...Show More Summary

Ferguson protesters march, chant at St. Louis mall on Black Friday

After several days of calm in this region, a crowd of at least 100 demonstrators gathered at the Galleria Mall in St. Louis on Friday, restarting protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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