Category Archives: Criminal Justice

White Man Who Yelled Racial Slur Gets Rewarded With Job

June 3, 2014 A homeless man living in the United Kingdom who yelled out a racial slur at another mancouldn’t have expected the response he received from the intended target of the slur. Aminur Chowdhury, 30, was leaving a bar … Continue reading

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Prison Officials Reportedly Retaliating Against Alabama Prison Strike Organizers

By Josmar Trujillo Alabama state Senator Cam Ward (R-Alabaster) came out again this week in opposition to the Free Alabama Movement. The prisoner-led campaign made news last week… April 24, 2014 / / Read More

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Criminal Allegedly abducts District Attorney’s Father For Revenge

by Barry Burch Jr. Serving as an attorney of the law comes with great responsibility.  It also can come with some bad unforeseen consequences, especially if the attorney… April 16, 2014 / / Read More

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Government Failed to Incarcerate Convicted Robber, Arrest Him 13 Years Later

Reported by Krystle Crossman In 1999, Cornealious “Mike” Anderson III was part of an armed robbery. He and a friend took a BB gun and robbed a local Burger King manager who was trying to drop money from the day … Continue reading

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Marissa Alexander’s Crime Is Being a Black Woman In a Courtroom

A Tale of 2 Women: Marissa Alexander vs. Lorena Bobbitt by Dr. Samori Swygert Many people remember the case of John and Lorena Bobbitt from 1993 — this…

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Focus on Trafficking in Persons

President Obama’s Interagency Taskforce to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons held its annual meeting on April 8 at the White House, and Secretary Perez attended on behalf of the Labor Department. The meeting was chaired by Secretary of State … Continue reading

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Big changes possible for assigning lawyers in indigent cases

In a move some legal experts call a possible game changer, Travis County judges want to cede to attorneys the power of choosing private defense lawyers for poor defendants.

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