Several eyewitnesses reportedly claimed the assault took place by three men, all of whom continued to beat Mr. Wallace while he lay on the ground, unconscious, kicking him repeatedly in the face.
As we see the casualties mount with each new shooting, the one question gun advocates and gun opponents should both be asking, is: is there a way to save even one life, without threatening each person's ability to defend their own?
As the Obama Administration winds down, federal agencies are pushing out new rules to implement their policy agenda before leaving office. This has c...
As we move forward into the future, the movement generated by Bernie Sanders must and will continue to shape American politics and American government. But, at the moment, it is time to take a deep breath and do what is truly essential for our nation.
Forty years ago, queer people needed bars and marches to find each other and be open about who they were. It's because of their courage, and their defiance, that now we can connect openly. To this day, bars remain a special place, a refuge where people are free to be themselves.
With threats to deport illegal aliens and bar Muslims from entering the nation, Donald Trump appears intent on repeating some of the worst horrors in ...
We witness colonialism and its brutal impact day in and day out, but often stand by silently while our government violates the most basic and fundamental rights of millions of citizens -- the right to autonomy, to freedom to sovereignty and to dignity.
According to many observers, the Supreme Court is struggling to do its job. It is "diminished," "hobbled," perhaps even "crippled."
Our lives are littered with milestones that, looking back, remind us of how much time has passed and how quickly we are slipping toward the grave! Ma...
Advocates encouraged immigrants to ask to see the credentials of their legal services provider. Applicants should never sign a blank form, and should ask for a translation if they need it. They should also make sure to get copies of any papers filed for their case.
We must thoroughly understand the rule of law, we must rehabilitate areas of our jurisprudence that deprive us of lawful rule and we must insist that judges are duty-bound to ensure that the reason in our law is not trumped by mere will.
Wendy Davis, the former Texas state senator who electrified the nation with her 11- hour- filibuster of the Texas legislature to defend the rights of women to have safe, legal abortions, was the keynote speaker at a Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania fundraiser in Philadelphia on May 24.
Time after time, the courts have made clear that a judge's impartiality cannot be called into question because of his race, ethnicity, or religion. But Trump is not the only one placing the judiciary in harm's way.
Wendy Davis, the former Texas state senator who electrified the nation with her 11- hour- filibuster of the Texas legislature to defend the rights o...
That GOP senators are now working to hold the seat open for a man who thinks some judges can't do their jobs because of their ethnic background or religion is unconscionable and should be, quite frankly, embarrassing to all Republicans.
We knew that winning in court would not be enough; we would have to win hearts and minds, and we would have to win at the statehouse as well.