justice system

Americans’ constitutional rights are being regularly violated, and the judiciary should step in to correct it, as it would in any similar situation.
Karen's life changed in February of 2007 when she was driving on the Interstate in Tampa, Florida. Without warning, a drunk
Janetta Louise Johnson is an Afro-American trans woman who was raised in Tampa, Florida. Since 2006, she has been organizing
So, you just went through the most traumatic moment of your life. All you want to do is forget that you were raped. Thankfully, you can. How? By balancing your budget!
What is happening!? What are we teaching our children? Outrage cannot equally represent my sentiments at this time. Judge
We always have prided ourselves on the American criminal justice system. It has been honored as embodying the principles of fairness, equity and due process. Trends over recent years oblige us to reexamine that belief. This commentary considers two juxtaposed reasons for doing so.
"This is apparently how long it takes to engineer denying justice to a family."
Black lives -- 13 of them -- finally mattered Thursday night as an Oklahoma City jury found former policeman Daniel Holtzclaw guilty of 18 criminal counts, including four counts of first-degree rape.
The Legatum Institute bases its index on two main factors -- income and well-being. Yet the prosperity is not categorized
You keep telling people you're innocent. All you get in reply is, "Yeah, we hear that a lot." At that moment, each assumed he or she would be found innocent, because a guilty verdict was just too ridiculous to fathom. It would be the stuff of horror movies. Fiction. Then the jury foreman said, "Guilty."
We must remember that when David was gathering those stones, the giant was still standing, still sucking in the air that those on the other side of the valley were desperately trying to breathe. We live in a time when too many giants are still standing. Poverty. Racism. Discrimination. Oppression. Inequality.
Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 created the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission to ensure equal, employment advancement for all and makes employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin illegal.
On January 12, 1998, Andrew Brannan was driving his truck at 98 miles an hour on a country road near his Dublin, Georgia
Based on a survey of National Courts Monitor contributors and our best-guess analysis, the topic of "immigration courts" is a runaway winner for our "Tipping Points" civil justice issue for 2015, but we find some space for other concerns. Here's our top five emerging civil justice issues for 2015.
Lack of values, justice and fairness between police and black Americans is the decades-long backdrop leading up to Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and so many others that are part of the "Ferguson Effect" in our country.
Can we as a society cut through the vail and begin to know and understand those different from ourselves, to have the ability to walk in the shoes of another, to break down these "us" versus "them" notions that separate?
Republicans are going to be arguing one thing for Perry, and the exact opposite for Obama. This is going to become more and more obvious to all concerned.
Matt Taibbi joins Alyona to talk about his new book, "The Divide".
An heir to the du Pont fortune has avoided jail time for raping his 3 year-old daughter because the judged ruled that he wouldn't "fare well" in prison. Is this a case of a man using his wealth and position to circumvent justice?
Do we really believe that a young teenager from an inner city or from a rural area who had a rough upbringing would receive time at a treatment facility if he/she killed four people after driving drunk? I don't think so, and neither do the majority of us.