Category: Law, Crime, & Justice

Danica Jorden: El Salvador: Miscarriage of Justice

17 Women in Prison for Miscarrying Await Pardon

Pete Dolack: Civil Rights Marches Versus the Right to Puke

Racism began to be developed as an ideology to counter solidarity between Blacks and Whites and to counter poor White settlers who left the colonies to live among Indigenous peoples

Marjorie Cohn: ‘Cuban Five’ at Heart of US-Cuba Deal

The Cuban Five have steadfastly maintained their innocence and there has been a worldwide campaign to free them

Zoltan Grossman: The War at Home Meets the Wars Abroad

Things will not always stay the same, and old patterns do not have to be repeated. If social movements remain brave and unpredictable, they can move mountains

Marjorie Cohn: Torture Report Confirms Team Bush War Crimes

Even after many years of writing books and articles about the Bush torture policy, I was unprepared for the atrocious pattern of crimes our government committed against other human beings

Atilio Boron: Empire and Legitimation of Torture

The report emphasizes the ineffectiveness of torture while circumventing the ethical or political considerations of the issue

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: No More Eric Garners

To end police violence, we must end policing as we know it.   Coming within days of each other, the grand jury decisions not to indict the police officers responsible for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have produced a genuine crisis in American policing. Its defenders are scrambling to hold onto whatever fraying threads Read more…

Tariq Ali: We Can’t Breathe

The response of tens of thousands of young US citizens to the recent outrages in Ferguson, Cleveland and New York is much more important and interesting than the vapours being emitted in DC

Victoria Collier: Convicted With No Evidence by an All-White Jury

Black Community Leader Faces Life in Prison

David Swanson: Torture “Architect” Mistaken in Claim Nobody’s Punished for Drone Murders

He’s wrong that no one is punished for drone murders. The protesters are.

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