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This Mother’s Day, Black Lives Matter Activists Will Give More Than 30 Women Their Freedom – The Nation These women are in jail not because they’ve been convicted of a crime but because they can’t pay to get back to their lives as they await trial.

These women are in jail not because they’ve been convicted of a crime but because they can’t pay to get back to their lives as they await trial.

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Law passes in NY mandating that police interrogations be recorded on video – New York Amsterdam News All police questioning in major crimes must be recorded on video during the entire time that a suspect is in custody, under a law approved Monday by legislators in New York, according to an official with the Innocence Project.

All police questioning in major crimes must be recorded on video during the entire time that a suspect is in custody, under a law approved Monday by legislators in New York, according to an official with the Innocence Project.

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Mystery and Melancholy Surround Death of Judge Found in the Hudson – The New York Times The last time someone heard from Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam apparently was on Tuesday when she called her chambers in the Graybar Building in Manhattan to say she wasn’t well and would not be coming in.

The last time someone heard from Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam apparently was on Tuesday when she called her chambers in the Graybar Building in Manhattan to say she wasn’t well and would not be coming in.

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Can Baltimore curtail police killings by defying Trump? – The Guardian Kevin Cooper was killed by city police at age 14 in 2006, but his death has vanished into obscurity. Now there’s hope for reform to prevent such cases – if it can withstand Trump’s insistence on ‘law and order’

Kevin Cooper was killed by city police at age 14 in 2006, but his death has vanished into obscurity. Now there’s hope for reform to prevent such cases – if it can withstand Trump’s insistence on ‘law and order’.

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