A few weeks ago, a Catholic priest on the verge of being ordained bishop of Duluth, MN, was forced to resign after being accused of sexual abuse of a minor during the early 1980s. A year ago, Kevin Bourgeois, leader of the New Orleans chapter…
Two recent reports cast a disparaging light on the use of pretrial risk assessment tools to determine whether someone facing criminal charges should be released while awaiting trial.
Boiled Angels: The Trial of Mike Diana is available on Amazon Prime, where anyone with an Internet connection can see both Diana’s controversial drawings as well as the surreal path that justice took with his prosecution and punishment.
The use of force is getting more scrutiny from police chiefs with calls from the public for reforms that allow less use of force. But the public does not always understand why it is used, said Von Kliem, director of community relations and a policy instructor for the Force Science Institute in Minnesota.
Robert Earl Lawrence, as a so-called “sovereign citizen,” didn’t respect the laws or the courts of the United States. But after an animal services police officer shot Lawrence to death in front of his girlfriend and children, his estate turned to those same courts to hold the officer accountable.
As calls continue for police reform across the country, numerous top cops are either resigning or being fired in connection with use of force in their departments.
There’s a relatively new gun lobby in town. And the events of 2020 have resulted in a spike in the 34,000 member National African American Gun Association.
In the days after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, her opinions, dissents and phrases, from eloquent writings to chuckled one-liners, are cementing her as a ferocious defender of the underrepresented, especially women.
Golf is an $84 billion business that generates an additional $59 billion in wages. Where that much money is involved, there are inevitable lawsuits seeking redress for injuries, some fatal. As a result, collateral specialties involving golf injuries among legal firms and global insurance agencies are flourishing.
The question of whether fathers deserve as much parental leave as mothers when a new child comes into the home is in the hands of a Washington, D.C. district judge.