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ERIC GARNER GRAND JURY
Tamir Rice and America's Legal Crisis
Rev. Paul Brandeis Raushenbush
Founding Executive Editor, HuffPost Religion, Senior VP, Auburn
To the average person looking at the simple facts of the case, there was enough evidence in each of these cases to proceed with a trial. And yet, here we are, shaking our heads, wondering how the pursuit of justice was thwarted yet again.
Nas Shares Passionate Instagram Post About Racial Inequality
Recently, Nas has been very vocal about his social views. After last week's church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina
The Fight Over Eric Garner Grand Jury Records Continues
Grady raised fears that releasing the records could mean witnesses being targeted for their testimony. Justice Leonard Austin
The Fight To Release The Eric Garner Grand Jury Records Is Still Alive
“I would just like to see something done,” she added. Donovan had no comment Tuesday on the ongoing effort to release the
Fight To Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Records Moves To Court
James was also in the courtroom Thursday. Brinckerhoff, however, countered that all of the petitioners in court Thursday
Nas Explains How Police Misconduct Exposes America's Weakness To The World
“It's the NBA's concern. They have kids. They could be in their car and be profiled. So of course we're going to speak up
Eric Garner Memorial In Staten Island Burns Down On MLK Day
Garner’s mother, widow and daughter attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event Monday at the National Action Network headquarters
Lawyers March For Release Of Eric Garner Grand Jury Records
In a video that eventually captured the world’s attention, a white NYPD officer named Daniel Pantaleo can be seen putting
It's Patrick Lynch, Not Mayor De Blasio, from Whom an Apology Is Due
Civil rights lawyer with longstanding focus on law enforcement...
Mayor de Blasio never ran for Mayor of the City on an "anti-police" platform; once elected, Mayor de Blasio has never thrown police officers under the bus; and Mayor de Blasio most certainly does not have blood of the fallen officers on his hands.
Prosecutor Daniel Donovan Invokes Eric Garner's Family While Defending Grand Jury
Daniel Donovan, the Staten Island district attorney who failed to convince a grand jury to bring charges against the police
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Judge Agrees To Consider Release Of Eric Garner Grand Jury Records
“Sure, there are some matters that should legitimately be kept secret,” Lieberman continued, “but the lion’s share of what
Judge Could Decide To Release Eric Garner Grand Jury Documents
By Reuters, Reuters
Captured on video, Garner's repeated cries of "I can't breathe!" as Pantaleo holds him by his neck have become a slogan for
The Real Prejudice Behind the Garner/Brown Decisions
Two-time Emmy Award-Winning Correspondent, Attorney, On-Air Le...
While media coverage has focused on the growing discontent over race/police relations in this country, the decisions also shed an important light on the prejudice inherent in this country's grand jury proceedings. I'm speaking from a procedural perspective.
It's Camera Time
William Lynch III
Vice President, New Business Initiatives, Bill Lynch Associate...
Already, the evidence is pouring in that police body cameras are helpful for police and civilians. When police officers are accountable to a video camera monitoring them, it appears to make a big change in their behavior.
Calls To End 'Broken Windows' Policing In NYC Get Louder After Garner Decision
Many at Thursday’s protest called for Bratton to be fired over his embrace of broken windows. Critics note, however, that
Congressional Staffers Walk Out In Protest Of Police Killings
Ryan J. Reilly
The walkout was planned by the Congressional Black Associates, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Staff Association
Eric Garner's Value
Ekow N. Yankah
Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School
Just as no person of good faith denies the extraordinary challenges and heroisms of being a police officer, no person willing to listen should ignore the times we shield our eyes, hurrying past a police officer demeaning and humiliating someone, usually poorer and too often a person of color.
7 Times Black Male Comedians Warned Against Police Brutality Years Ago (VIDEO)
The current concerns over police relations in America have been an ongoing social justice issue for decades. It is also a
England Has Avoided Eric Garners And Michael Browns By Doing What The U.S. Won't
The grand jury rulings in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases have sparked outrage across the U.S. as protests have broken
New York City Council Members Demonstrate After Eric Garner Decision
Last month, Reynoso was a lead sponsor of the Right to Know Act, which would require NYPD officers to identify themselves
Choking on the Truth: Race, Justice, and the Thin Blue Line
Historian, professor, education activist and author of Teachin...
Given the current discussion on ways to restore harmony to police-community relations, it is worth revisiting the history. In November of 1993, the New York City Police Department officially banned the use of chokeholds.
After Ferguson And Eric Garner Decision, White Christians Are Taking A Stand
By Religion News Service, Religion News Service
The Rev. Barbara Williams-Skinner, co-chair of the National African-American Clergy Network, sees a growing interest among
The Grand Jury When It Comes to Ferguson and Staten Island
New York State and Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
While the impetus behind the highly charged reactions to these grand jury decisions and racial arguments warrant real debate and focus, an equally glaring issue in the Brown and Garner cases is the way in which the district attorneys presented the cases to their respective grand juries.
Gabrielle Union: Lack Of Compassion About Eric Garner Makes Me Fear For My Family
Harvard's Black Student Association Pens Response To Recent Grand Jury Decisions
Read the Harvard Black Student Association's response in its entirety below. On the night of Monday, November 24th, a grand
George W. Bush: It's 'Sad' Race Continues To Be So Divisive
Many conservatives have voiced outrage over Garner's death and the ensuing grand jury decision. Fox News host Bill O'Reilly
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