After a lawsuit, the State of California has agreed to end its practice of imposing blanket “lockdowns” on prison inmates according to their race. The year is 2014. Read more…
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Two interpretations of justice on show
Continue reading Pistorius sentencing: Two interpretations of justice
A pedophile who keeps escaping justice could be linked to McCann’s disappearance. He’s been arrested in Malta and now faces jail, plus fresh questions, in Britain.
Continue reading Does a Perv Know Maddie McCann’s Fate?
The Ministry of Justice is doing its best to shut down Memorial, the organization first headed by Andrei Sakharov, that is at the heart of civil society.
Continue reading Russia Tries to Erase Its Memory
Two police officers will not face charges over perjury, perverting the course of justice or collusion in relation to the death in custody of a man.
Continue reading Custody death perjury charges dropped
The Scottish secretary and justice secretary criticise a Conservative plan to curb the power of the European Court of Human Rights.
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Even in 2014, it is still possible to come across facts about the American justice system that stagger even the most cynical of minds. For example: do you know how long people are sitting in jail in Mississippi without being charged with a crime? Read more…
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In February of 2013, William Lopez was released from prison after serving 23 years for murder. In fact, he was innocent. He was exonerated. Now he’s dead. Read more…
Continue reading After 23 Years in Prison, Innocent Man Dies Year After Exoneration
The public has slammed the NFL for its weak response to domestic violence, just as it criticized universities for their handling of sexual assault. Neither should be held the arbiter of justice.
Continue reading Don’t Blame The NFL, Blame The Courts
The debit and credit card company Mastercard loses an appeal against an EU veto at Europe’s highest court, the European Court of Justice.
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Community organizers say District Attorney Craig Watkins’ plan for a civil rights unit that will investigate police shootings is a step in the right direction, but warn it doesn’t go far enough in a city where people of color make up the majority of those killed in police shootings. The gaping disparity could provide a basis for a Department of Justice investigation into systematic civil rights violations.
Continue reading Dallas District Attorney Announces Plan for New Unit to Investigate Police Shootings: Will It Go Far Enough?
Last week, two men were released after spending 30 years in prison in North Carolina. They were falsely convicted of rape and murder in 1983. They were both exonerated by DNA evidence. The man who prosecuted them is, proudly, no pussy. Read more…
Continue reading Prosecutor Who Sent Innocent Man to Death Row Proud He’s No “Pussy”
“Our reach is long and justice will be served,” Obama said
Continue reading U.S. will 'degrade and destroy' Islamic State militants: Obama
The murder of three Israeli teenagers has reignited debates about guilt, justice, and retribution in the Middle East. But the Palestinians have more to answer for.
Continue reading Israel Teen Murders: No Moral Equivalent