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ERIC GARNER GRAND JURY
Tamir Rice and America's Legal Crisis
Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush
Founding Executive Editor, HuffPost Religion, Senior VP, Auburn
To the average person looking at the simple facts of the case, there was enough evidence in each of these cases to proceed with a trial. And yet, here we are, shaking our heads, wondering how the pursuit of justice was thwarted yet again.
Nas Shares Passionate Instagram Post About Racial Inequality
Recently, Nas has been very vocal about his social views. After last week's church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina
The Fight Over Eric Garner Grand Jury Records Continues
James Meyerson in court Tuesday. (Photo: AP/Bebeto Matthews) Grady also warned that disclosure could have a “chilling effect
The Fight To Release The Eric Garner Grand Jury Records Is Still Alive
“This absence of public information can and should be corrected,” Eisenberg continued. “In a democracy, decisions about the
Fight To Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Records Moves To Court
James was also in the courtroom Thursday. Christopher Pisciotta, an attorney for the Legal Aid Society, argued to Justice
Nas Explains How Police Misconduct Exposes America's Weakness To The World
The reactions following last year’s non-indictments of police Officers Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri and Daniel Pantaleo
Eric Garner Memorial In Staten Island Burns Down On MLK Day
Earlier, in a series of tweets Monday night, Garner’s daughter Erica had said she suspected arson. “The police department
Lawyers March For Release Of Eric Garner Grand Jury Records
The crowd Thursday was made up primarily of attorneys from the Legal Aid Society, which provides legal services to low-income
It's Patrick Lynch, Not Mayor De Blasio, from Whom an Apology Is Due
Civil rights lawyer with longstanding focus on law enforcement...
Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.
Prosecutor Daniel Donovan Invokes Eric Garner's Family While Defending Grand Jury
In his first interview after earning the backing of the Staten Island GOP, Donovan said the grand jury's decision should
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Judge Agrees To Consider Release Of Eric Garner Grand Jury Records
The information Donovan provided was as follows: Sixty exhibits were admitted into evidence to the grand jury, which met
Judge Could Decide To Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Documents
By Reuters, Reuters
(Recasts with judge setting date for oral arguments, response from district attorney's office, comment from Garner's mother
The Real Prejudice Behind the Garner/Brown Decisions
Two-time Emmy Award-Winning Correspondent, Attorney, On-Air Le...
While media coverage has focused on the growing discontent over race/police relations in this country, the decisions also shed an important light on the prejudice inherent in this country's grand jury proceedings. I'm speaking from a procedural perspective.
It's Camera Time
William Lynch III
Vice President, New Business Initiatives, Bill Lynch Associate...
Already, the evidence is pouring in that police body cameras are helpful for police and civilians. When police officers are accountable to a video camera monitoring them, it appears to make a big change in their behavior.
Calls To End 'Broken Windows' Policing In NYC Get Louder After Garner Decision
A New York Daily News report from earlier this year found that between 2001 and 2013, the NYPD issued over 7 million summonses
Congressional Staffers Walk Out In Protest Of Police Killings
Ryan J. Reilly
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story cited a NPR report stating that Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) was in attendance. NPR
Eric Garner's Value
Ekow N. Yankah
Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School
Just as no person of good faith denies the extraordinary challenges and heroisms of being a police officer, no person willing to listen should ignore the times we shield our eyes, hurrying past a police officer demeaning and humiliating someone, usually poorer and too often a person of color.
7 Times Black Male Comedians Warned Against Police Brutality Years Ago (VIDEO)
The current concerns over police relations in America have been an ongoing social justice issue for decades. It is also a
England Has Avoided Eric Garners And Michael Browns By Doing What The U.S. Won't
The grand jury rulings in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases have sparked outrage across the U.S. as protests have broken
New York City Council Members Demonstrate After Eric Garner Decision
“Earlier today, [New York] Attorney General Eric Schneiderman told us that we are the only country in the world that utilizes
Choking on the Truth: Race, Justice, and the Thin Blue Line
Historian, professor, education activist and author of Teachin...
Given the current discussion on ways to restore harmony to police-community relations, it is worth revisiting the history. In November of 1993, the New York City Police Department officially banned the use of chokeholds.
After Ferguson And Eric Garner Decision, White Christians Are Taking A Stand
By Religion News Service, Religion News Service
“It’s time for us in Christian churches to not just talk about the gospel but live out the gospel by tearing down these dividing
The Grand Jury When It Comes to Ferguson and Staten Island
New York State and Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
While the impetus behind the highly charged reactions to these grand jury decisions and racial arguments warrant real debate and focus, an equally glaring issue in the Brown and Garner cases is the way in which the district attorneys presented the cases to their respective grand juries.
Gabrielle Union: Lack Of Compassion About Eric Garner Makes Me Fear For My Family
Harvard's Black Student Association Pens Response To Recent Grand Jury Decisions
Students have demonstrated nationwide frustrations with two recent grand jury decisions against the indictment of police
George W. Bush: It's 'Sad' Race Continues To Be So Divisive
Bush recalled a recent conversation he had with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice about race relations. Many conservatives
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