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Man Accused Of Killing Sex Offender Seeks Quick Trial

AP | Posted 06.13.2014 | Crime

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama father is seeking a speedy trial on charges he killed the man convicted of sexually abusing his daughter. Defense l...

Justice Denied

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

The outrage over the killing of an unarmed Black teenager who was doing nothing wrong must continue until some semblance of justice is achieved. Let us refuse to be silent until the killing of Black mothers' sons is as important as the killing of White mothers' sons.

Mexican Vigilantes Seize Town, Arrest Police

AP | BERTHA RAMOS | Posted 04.01.2013 | World

ACAPULCO, Mexico -- Hundreds of armed vigilantes have taken control of a town on a major highway in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero, arresting loc...

Bernhard Goetz Shooting Victim Dies Of Overdose On Anniversary

Posted 12.23.2011 | New York

One of the shooting victims of famed 'subway vigilante' Bernhard Goetz was found dead yesterday of an apparent drug overdose. James Ramseur, 45, w...

Vigilante Justice Spreads Across Mexico

Global Post | Ioan Grillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Ioan Grillo MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- The five teenage boys slump against the wall of a dark house and eye the camcorder nervously. Suddenly, a fis...

Confronting Our Inner Vigilante (Part 2)

Russ Wellen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russ Wellen

There's an even stronger impulse driving some to the vigilante act than grandiosity: the realization that if you do nothing, you've essentially allowed yourself to be held hostage, not necessarily to the perpetrator, but to fear.

Confronting Your Inner Vigilante

Russ Wellen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russ Wellen

If spontaneous and proportional to the crime, the vigilante act, as opposed to the practice, is not a crime. In fact, there's no shortage of situations which call for taking the law into one's hands.