"Tough on crime" was once a winning strategy. Now it's becoming a liability.
This difference, of how our society perceives black and white children is what makes the juxtaposition of Couch and Rice particularly compelling. The individuals within the cogs of the criminal justice system examining the liability of Officers Loehmann and Garmback in the death of Tamir Rice absolved them of responsibility in Rice's tragic death.
Tamir Rice was not on trial, but he might as well have been.
The decision came more than a year after the boy was killed while playing in a Cleveland park.
The family's lawyers called for a federal investigation into the shooting, saying the current investigation is a "grave miscarriage of justice."
The prosecutor also said the judge mistakenly reasoned that the state must prove one person among the several who fired that
Brockler, 35, was the lead attorney in the aggravated murder trial of Damon Dunn, 29, accused of fatally shooting Kenneth