Category: Law, Crime, & Justice

Nadia Prupis: FBI Launches Facial Recognition Program

Bureau calls system “fully operational” despite one-fifth false positive rate

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Paul Street: And Then Came Sharpton: Helping Keep Blacks in Their Place

The Black residents of Ferguson, Missouri, a predominantly Black St. Louis suburb, were injured and insulted in at least eight key ways this summer

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Greg Palast: BP and the Three Stooges Defense

Forget Stephen King. If you want scary, read U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier’s 150-pageFindings of Fact released Thursday in the Deepwater Horizon case

Lindsay Abrams: DA drops charges against anti-coal activists

The protesters were planning to use “urgency of climate change” as their defense. Turns out, they didn’t have to

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Danny Schechter: Some Fines, No Jail Sentences

The Obama Administration’s Response To The Frauds Behind The Global Financial Crisis

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Nikos Raptis: Rethinking the Justice System?

A participatory society begins with the neighborhood, the workplace and moves to higher numbers of participants

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Victoria Law: Women were the Ambulance, the Caretakers and the Providers

Women behind bars do their damnedest to help those who need care

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Greg Palast: Crime Scene – New Orleans

It wasn’t an Act of God. It was an Act of Chevron. An Act of Exxon. An Act of Big Oil

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Peter Dreier: “I Question America”

Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer’s Famous Speech 50 Years Ago

Preeti Kaur: Celebration and Struggle: Talha Ahsan

While we take a moment to celebrate Talha Ahsan’s impending return to his home in London, the struggle for justice continues

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