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The Civil Rights Lawsuit Against the Orleans...

At a time when the abuses and inequities of the U.S. criminal justice system are increasingly scrutinized, a federal civil rights lawsuit filed in...

Texas Prosecutor Outs DA Who ‘Advised’ Him...

A recent news report will give Black people one more reason to doubt the fairness of the American criminal justice system. According to an article...

Caddo Parish Elects Black DA, But He...

Residents of Caddo Parish in Louisiana are hoping the election of James Stewart, who won the race for district attorney last November, will slow...

New Montgomery County District Attorney May Reopen...

The election of a new district attorney in Montgomery County, Penn. could spell trouble for embattled comedian Bill Cosby, according to The Guardian. Democrat Kevin...

A New Study Says 95 Percent of...

White people, especially white men, are almost exclusively prosecuting people of color and sending them to prison.  The results of a new report are...

Jackie Lacey Makes History as New Los...

Jackie Lacey made history Tuesday night, becoming the first African-American and first female chief prosecutor of Los Angeles County. Lacey, the chief deputy district attorney,...

Jackie Lacey to be First Black D.A....

Armed with scores of endorsements from powerful elected officials, key law enforcement organizations and deeply entrenched labor unions, veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey is poised...
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