Category Criminal Justice System

We must end the drug war now

Until #Black Lives Matter Addresses the Elephant in the Living Room, Not Much Will Change — The Free Thought Project Matt Agorist […] While the Black Lives Matter movement proposes very radical shifts in law enforcement that would show some improvement, they are silent on one of the most effective solutions. […] If you honestly believe […]

Jeffrey Sterling: I Reject Using My Unjust Conviction Against Julian Assange — Common Dreams – Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Jeffrey Sterling The U.S. prison system is one of deplorable living conditions, disregard for human life, and perpetual punishment. And given Assange’s health, he will be lucky to receive adequate care. (Photo: Claire Doherty/In Pictures via Getty Images) […] Given the long history of the U.S. government’s pursuit of Assange and the obvious political nature of […]

‘Don’t Look Away. This Nation Is So… Cruel’: Rights Advocates Decry Execution of Nathaniel Woods by Alabama — Common Dreams – Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Jessica Corbett, staff writerThe state of Alabama on Thursday executed Nathaniel Woods—who was pronounced dead at 9:01pm local time—after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary stay of execution that was later lifted and Republican Gov. Kay Ivey declined to exercise her powers of commutation or reprieve despite widespread public outcry, doubts about Woods’ guilt,… via […]

Botham Jean brother gets an AWARD!??

Maria Butina: “I saw with my own eyes that there is no justice in the US.”

Maria Butina explains why she agreed to a plea deal despite her innocence “I saw with my own eyes that there is no justice in the US.” Leontiev:You signed a plea deal. We were watching the case very closely, just like all of Russia. Some lawyers said the prosecutors might not have enough evidence to… via […]

Black Activists Targeted — by FBI and Killers Unknown: Glen Ford on the Real News — Black Agenda Report

Black Activists Targeted — by FBI and Killers Unknown: Glen Ford on the Real News Authors The Real News Network glen Wed, 10/16/2019 – 06:53 via Black Activists Targeted — by FBI and Killers Unknown: Glen Ford on the Real News — Black Agenda Report

Woman who filmed shooting of Botham Jean fired from job in retaliation (video) — Nappy Newz — Kreb Talk

Bunny witnessed the aftermath of Botham Jean shooting (Image source: YouTube screenshot) The unjustified shooting death of Botham Jean by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger sent shockwaves through America. Guyger entered his apartment allegedly thinking it was her own and shot him dead. Now the lone witness to the Botham Jean shooting has stated her […]

JEFFREY EPSTEIN DISAPPEARS

Aangirfan […] Barbara Sampson Barbara Sampson ‘carried out the alleged autopsy on Jeffrey Epstein’. Barbara Sampson is New York’s Chief Medical Examiner; Sampson can be a Jewish name. Rotana Farea and Tala Farea  In January 2019, Barbara Sampson said that two Saudi sisters, who apparently drowned, had committed suicide. Rotana Farea, 22, and her sister Tala, […]

Cop diversity doesn’t necessarily reduce cop discrimination — Undernews

The Hill -Increasing diversity among officers may not be enough alone to lead to lessening racial disparity in police shootings, according to a new study.The study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America found no evidence that white officers are more likely to shoot minority civilians than non-white… […]

Police misconduct records

USA TODAY is leading a national effort to obtain and publish disciplinary and misconduct records for thousands of police officers. We found 85,000 cops who’ve been investigated for misconduct. Now you can read their records. John Kelly and Mark Nichols, USA TODAY At least 85,000 law enforcement officers across the USA have been investigated or disciplined for misconduct […]