Category: Law, Crime, & Justice

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Marjorie Cohn: Affordable Care Act Survives Right-Wing Attack in Supreme Court

In a long-awaited decision, the Supreme Court rejected a right-wing challenge to the Affordable Care Act in California v. Texas, preserving health insurance for 21 million people

Mark Lewis Taylor: Mumia Abu-Jamal’s spiritual advisor confronts DA Krasner and the FOP

Interview on many topics including his personal observations from Judge Sabo’s 1995-97 PCRA (Pennsylvania Post Conviction Relief Act) hearings

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Akela Lacy: Philadelphia DA Krasner Trounces Police-Backed Primary Challenger

Krasner’s victory gives momentum to the movement to elect reformist prosecutors, which has faced fierce backlash from law enforcement groups

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Akela Lacy: Philadelphia DA Krasner Trounces Police-Backed Primary Challenger

Krasner’s victory gives momentum to the movement to elect reformist prosecutors, which has faced fierce backlash from law enforcement groups

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Jordan Smith: Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic Is at Center of Fight for Future of Roe v. Wade

The Mississippi law is the first outright ban the Supreme Court has considered since the landmark case that legalized abortion

Fania E. Davis: Verdicts Don’t Heal

We Need Imaginative Community-Based, Restorative Justice.

Linn Washington: Philly DA Larry Krasner Fights for Reelection

The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police have unfairly “tarred” Krasner for his reforms

Ted Passon: Can the Criminal Justice System Be Reformed?

PBS Series “Philly D.A.” Follows Larry Krasner’s Efforts

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Alleen Brown: Law Enforcement Groups Drive Anti-Protest Laws

A separate Greenpeace report looked at corporate support for politicians who pushed anti-protest and voter suppression laws

Liberation Staff: Somerville mother seeks justice for 6-year-old son

In 2019, Somerville Public Schools in Massachusetts called the police on a 6-year-old boy. Now he has a criminal record, and his mother is still fighting for justice

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