As in his music, feeling and community are fundamental to the Parliament-Funkadelic frontman’s paintings Artist and musician George Clinton in his studio in Tallahassee, Florida© Lynsey Weatherspoon 2021 Throughout his.
The FBI called the threats “racially or ethnically motivated violent extremism.” Congress is addressing campus security at historically Black colleges and universities in the wake of dozens of high-profile bomb.
<iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc13.com/video/embed/?pid=11533629″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston officials, including Mayor Sylvester Turner and police Chief Troy Finner, believe the new $44 million program “One Safe Houston”.
A Minneapolis man who sued the city after losing his eye when he was struck by a projectile fired by police during a protest after George Floyd was killed will.
(CNN)Breonna Taylor‘s mother, Tamika Palmer, met with officials from the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division on Monday to ask them to investigate the fatal shooting of her daughter during a.
In January, Jamal Sutherland arrived at Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center after receiving treatment at a mental health facility. Just 14 hours later, Detention Deputies Sgt. Lindsay Fickett and Brian Houle.
Kathryne Rubright Pocono Record Christian Hall was always talking. His voice filled his parents’ home as he made calls to friends and family members, preferably via FaceTime because he liked.
Irene Chavez, 33, was arrested at Jeffrey Pub a few hours before her death Sun-Times Media Wire Monday, December 27, 2021 7:00PM CHICAGO — A week before Christmas, Irene.
Kevin Strickland after his release from prison on Tuesday. He said he hopes to build a small house with a fishing pond nearby. Rich Sugg/The Kansas City Star, via Associated.
Protesters march through the streets of Atlanta to call for the arrest of police officers involved in the killing of Jamarion Robinson in Atlanta, on June 20, 2020.Steve Eberhardt /.
A fallen statue of Louis Agassiz, the Harvard Professor who commissioned the daguerreotypes of Tamara Lanier’s enslaved ancestors in 1850. The statue, at Stanford University, famously fell and landed upside.
Local and statewide elections are being held around the country on Tuesday. Here are some of the Election Day basics. The website Vote411 can tell you whether your municipality or.
The mother of a pregnant woman who was stabbed to death in 2019 has sued Harris County over its misdemeanor bail practices, blaming the system for allowing her daughter’s husband.
Reevaluate harsh sentencing, keep incarcerated close to loved ones and ensure that formerly incarcerated reenter society with job skills. “You do the crime, you do the time.” For decades, this.
Even as the country breathes a small sigh of relief that Derek Chauvin will be held accountable for killing George Floyd, police violence continues to dominate national headlines. One fundamental.
When black Americans are killed by police and street protests start to simmer, it usually isn’t long before Ben Crump gets a call. The Florida lawyer has represented the families.
It doesn’t have to be this way. American cities are on the brink. Violent crime is spiking up astronomically, and every day brings grim new statistics. Last week, New York.
Read the original article as published by The Scoop LA below. Equal Justice Now Honors Judge Greg Mathis and other Equal Justice Advocates in Hollywood
Equal Justice Now is a proud sponsor of the “Houston First Responder Muster & Walk Like MADD 5k” event. It was an amazing turnout and experience centered around raising awareness.
Attorneys and activists joined the family of 44-year-old Pamela Turner outside the Harris County Courthouse on Thursday for a press conference. Turner’s death has received local and national attention. It.
The concept of a police force is a relatively new development in human history. Starting in London in 1829, policing was originally meant to serve as a less expensive alternative.
Judge Alex Kozinski, appointed by President Reagan and described as a libertarian-conservative, has laid out twelve compelling reasons why our justice system needs an overhaul. Long accepted standards of evidential.
Fred Clay, wrongfully convicted at age 16 for the murder of a cab driver, was released from jail after 38 years of being locked up as an innocent man. The.
The new algorithms, presented for consideration in Texas, have been tested in Harris County in Houston with disastrous consequences. These algorithms take decisions out of the hands of elected judges.
Behind closed doors, California’s lawmakers made last minute changes to SB 10—a proposed bail reform bill—granting enhanced powers to judges including the power to put civilians in jail pretrial without.
An automated risk assessment has been proposed across the country as a remedy to individual magistration across the State of Texas. It was promised that this would take the guess.
The United States Constitution expressly recognizes the constitutionality of private surety bail pursuant to the 8th Amendment to the Bill of Rights, which states that excessive bail shall not be.
The bail industry provides many benefits to the state of Texas and its city and county governments. Very often these important benefits go unnoticed by decision makers. They include but.