Sheriff Joe Arpaio vowed to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that he and his deputies engage in illegal racial profiling.
by Brentin Mock on May 29 2013, 9:33AM
Virginians with nonviolent felons no longer have to wait two years and apply for rights restoration, but violent felons still have to wait.
by Brentin Mock on May 28 2013, 3:17PM
Attorney General’s task force says neither the governor nor the general assembly can create laws to restore voting rights to former incarcerated.
A federal court ruled on Friday that Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies violated the civil and constitutional rights of Phoenix Latinos.
by Jorge Rivas on May 24 2013, 11:27AM
Data released Thursday by the defense from slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin’s cellphone includes texts with a friend about fighting and smoking pot.
by Brentin Mock on May 24 2013, 10:56AM
African-American inmates were kept in ‘black-only pods’ because jail officials thought it would make the prison safer.
by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2013, 11:12AM
Judge Nelson will likely rule on the issue during a day-long hearing May 28 in Sanford, Florida.
A new report from the Justice Department reveals that federal prison authorities give no serious consideration to releasing dying prisoners even though the releases are legal. The report recommends expanding the compassionate release program.
by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 3:06PM
This is a call to action from mothers who have lost children to police violence.
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2013, 11:23AM
The internet is handling this one.
by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2013, 1:11PM
There is a double standard: White terrorists are dealt with as lone wolves but non-white terrorists can stigmatize an entire group of people.
by Jorge Rivas on April 15 2013, 10:57AM
Foxx wore the Trayvon Martin t-shirt just weeks before his killer goes to trial.
by Julianne Hing on April 9 2013, 11:27AM
Seattle will get a new police chief, but it’s still got plenty of problems it needs to work out.
by Jorge Rivas on March 29 2013, 1:13PM
The New York Police Department is using facial recognition technology to match photos of suspects with images in online databases like Facebook and Instagram.
by Jorge Rivas on March 29 2013, 11:23AM
Even though 93 percent of those arrested are black.
by Jorge Rivas on March 28 2013, 11:45AM
Robert Zimmerman Jr. on his recent controversial tweeting: “I apologize for it and I’m sincere about that”
by , Jay Smooth on March 25 2013, 6:00AM
Hours before he left the country for medical school, Colorlines.com caught up with David Floyd, the man who put his name on the biggest stop and frisk suit around. Here’s why he put himself on the line for this federal case.
by Jorge Rivas on March 20 2013, 2:39PM
Earlier this week Kimani Gray’s high school, The Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction, sent a letter to parents and staff in honor of the teen who was fatally shot by undercover cops last week after he allegedly pulled a gun on them.