Justice

Open Thread - SCOTUS Kills The Mockingbird
My 9th grade son's reading assignment just got real.... Read more...
Dunn Trial Jury Deadlocks On Murder, Convicts On Attempted Murder
Jury sends a message that if you're going to shoot a kid and use Stand Your Ground laws to justify it, you'd better not miss. Read more...
Missouri Lt. Governor Calls For Grand Jury In Maryville Rape Case
Nodaway County Sheriff Darren White said everyone involved in the case "tried to do everything they could to find justice for these young girls." He blamed the Colemans for not cooperating. Read more...
Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, And Busted
This 20th anniversary Executive Excess report examines the "performance" of the 500 corporate chief executives who have ranked among America's 25 highest-paid CEOs in one or more of the past 20 years. Read more...
No Justice, No Peace: Remembering Pfc. LaVena Johnson
Army investigators ruled that LaVena committed suicide by firing her M-16 automatic rifle into her mouth. Her body was found beside the rifle in a contractor's storage tent on a U.S. military base, a trail of blood leading away from her tent, and a gunshot wound that seemed inconsistent with suicide. Read more...

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In over one hundred cities across the United States, “Justice for Trayvon” vigils are being planned for on Saturday, July 20 to press the federal government to investigate civil rights charges against George Zimmerman. Vigils and rallies will be held in front of federal buildings calling on the Justice Department to investigate the civil rights violations made against Trayvon Martin. Read more...
"We see the hopelessness of a generation that has been broken trying to find its place in this world. We understand that we need to turn anger into action and pain into power." Read more...
This Saturday, June 8th, Occupy Solidarity with #OccupyGeziNYC. Join us in Liberty Plaza to gather in common cause with the Taksim Square movement and the people of Turkey. Read more...
When 13-year-old Kainat Soomro accused four men of gang rape, she risked everything: her reputation, her education and even her life. Read more...
In this week’s address, President Obama commemorates Memorial Day by paying tribute to the men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. Read more...