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Judicial Corruption

Empowering Women to Empower Themselves

Quenby Wilcox | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Quenby Wilcox

Every time I turn around, I encounter another organization that is dedicated to "empowering" women. But, when one starts to scratch the surface, moving beyond the rhetoric, it is clear that very few understand, and much less address, the harsh realities women face into today's world.

We Need Criminal and Civil Justice Reform

Carla DiMare | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
Carla DiMare

President Obama recently highlighted the need for criminal justice reform which complements the bipartisan effort to reform our criminal justice system. However, reforming only the criminal justice system falls short of what is needed.

For Sale -- Going Fast: An Independent Judiciary -- Buy a Judge Today

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

We should end judicial elections entirely, but until we do, we must find a way to limit the corrupting influence of money in the election process and stop putting the judiciary up for sale.

Bought Justice

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

Our courts have as of yet been exempt from the same level of scrutiny as Congress and our politicians, but there is a pervasive, ongoing corporate attack on judicial integrity, and what we're seeing is that a lack of aligned interests, secrecy, and corruption are eroding that system as well.

Mexican Court Issues Injunction Against Documentary About Court Corruption

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dawn Teo

In the two weeks since its release in Mexican theaters, Presumed Guilty, a documentary about Mexican judicial corruption, has shocked moviegoers, broken box office records, and now been ordered out of theaters by a Mexican judge.

My Father's Case Heads to the U.S. Supreme Court

Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Victoria Fine

Richard I. Fine vs L.A. County Sheriff Leroy D. Baca will determine whether it is legal for a U.S. citizen to be held in coercive confinement for such a long period of time -- almost 14 months.

Justice's Blind Eye: Money Floods Judicial Election Campaigns

ABC News | Matthew Mosk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In rare public remarks last week, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the money involved in electing judges remains one of the most pr...

My Dad Tried to Right a Wrong, Now He's Behind Bars Unjustly

Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Victoria Fine

My father is 69 years old and is known for his dapper bow ties and for seeing the world in strict terms of right and wrong. And since March, he has been taken a political prisoner of the L.A. County Jail System.