On the proverbial eve of the release of the highly anticipated Birth of a Nation, it seems as if Nate Parker's once bright star is about to be extinguished, or at least dimmed by decades old rape allegations--and it should be.
Civil Asset Forfeiture,
Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform,
Illegal Search And Seizure,
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War On Drugs,
Although Oklahoma is the state making headlines in this area, the Institute of Justice graded 31 states at D or lower, with only one state, New Mexico, making above a B+. Everyone concerned with their constitutional rights needs to be concerned with the technology used to destroy them.
I am withholding my support for Parker because I have to, not because I want to. Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of women who are up in arms about Parker, myself included, take no joy in it.
While the tips given here may help you discern some lies from truth, it is in no way a failsafe method to detect deception in others. In fact, studies show that most people can spot a liar 54% of the time. You might as well flip a coin.
Sometimes you win. That can be an unfamiliar sensation for people on the left. When you fight for good causes against powerful forces and overwhelming odds, you lose a lot of battles.
University Of Texas,
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Reliable information on deaths that occur during arrests and while in jail and prison is important. Such data allow us to identify problems in the criminal justice system and come up with solutions based on evidence. It also provides greater transparency and accountability, and ultimately can help gain communities' trust.
A three-judge panel of the federal appeals court in Chicago has blocked an Illinois prison warden's confiscation of a small pentacle (a five-pointed state within a circle) medallion worn by an inmate as a symbol of his Wiccan faith.
One may attempt to eulogize Timoney as a "good cop," but there is no question he was fervently opposed to free speech, most especially when used in the struggle for social change.
We are members of a broken system that needs to be learned from, reviewed and renewed. A lot of people have the unfortunate burden of not understanding the importance of this until it happens to them. Because in reality, it can happen to you.
WHAT IF... Over the last four years there has been a plan in place to subvert American democracy ... A plan whose total aim was the election of Hillary Clinton to the Presidency of the United States. A plan that became a conspiracy as the Clintons gained influence or control...
We should shut down all private sales, period.
Last week was a turning point. The U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) announcement that it will wind down its use of private prisons is a major step in the struggle to end for-profit incarceration in America.
Federal private prisons are coming to an end, but federal lobbying by private prison companies has a deep record.
The dust has now begun to settle. And there’s no great news: Ryan Lochte is a juvenile. Maybe, despite his six golds, he was depressed seeing himself as second fiddle to Michael Phelps, and wanted to lap him in the public eye ― albeit not in a pool. Maybe too...
In crucial areas of the law, much may depend on who takes Antonin Scalia's place. Including whether America, like Yemen or North Korea, continues to execute the innocent.
It is argued that legalization will reduce the amount of arrests for marijuana-related charges. That means less people will miss work, lose a job, have an arrest on their record, or restrict their chances of leading a productive life due to a victimless act that shouldn't be considered a crime.
One of the vilest murders ever committed in New York City was revisited this week on CBS 48 hours. The case of the death of Jennifer Levin was examined on its 30th anniversary questioning once again her death and how could her killer Robert Chambers get...
By Arthur Rizer and Bardia Bastin The rash of police-on-civilian and civilian-on-police violence has once again brought to a boil the question of why a nation founded on the very idea of limited government power is so tolerant when the government exercises power in the most...
Nothing will bring back Khalid, and nothing can ease the pain of loss endured by the Jabara family. Majors must pay for his crime. But that is not enough. We must work together as a nation to demand zero tolerance for those who feed the hate that emboldens sick minds to commit murder.
I am now in prison, and like so many other black bodies, I have been systematically removed from the American collective.