Tag: Justice Reform

To win a murder conviction, police and prosecutors made up evidence and secretly paid a witness, St. Louis DA finds | The Washington Post

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Meagan Flynn, The Washington Post Lamar Johnson, in the white pants, is pictured in a 1994 photo lineup. (St. Louis Circuit Attorney). Featured Image state’s theory stretched the physical limits of the human body. Somehow on the night of Oct. 30, 1994, Lamar Johnson left his friend’s apartment, traveled three miles to Marcus Boyd’s front porch with one other man, […]
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‘I Beat That N***r Like He Owed Me Money’: New Jersey Cop Faces Up to 40 Years for Federal Charges Including Using Excessive Force | Atlanta Black Star

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Kiersten Willis, Atlanta Black Star © Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com Former Paterson Police Officer, Frank Toledo, leaves the Federal Courthouse in Newark on July 16, 2019 after being charged in court. Featured Image FBI investigation into several police officers in Paterson, New Jersey, has led to a seventh one being charged. On Tuesday, Frank Toledo pled guilty in U.S. District Court in […]
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In latest book, former St. Louis cop writes how problems with cops starts with the stories they tell | The St. Louis American

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The St. Louis American Staff, The St. Louis American Carter’s latest book “Police on a Pedestal: Responsible Policing in a Culture of Worship” begins with the African proverb, “Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.” From there, his book outlines the idea that storytelling is the foundation for the current system of policing, especially […]
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Missouri man wrongfully imprisoned for 17 years sues police | AP

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Nathan Skethaw, AP In this Sept. 2016 file photo, David Robinson poses for a portrait in the visiting area inside Jefferson City Correctional Center in Jefferson City, Mo. Robinson, wrongly imprisoned 17 years for murder alleges in a federal lawsuit that police not only knew he was innocent before his conviction, but helped prevent it from being overturned. The Southeast […]
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Black Organization Seeks Clemency For Incarcerated Women & Families | BlackNews.com Sadly, the majority of women arrested are in for low-level, non-violent charges">Black Organization Seeks Clemency For Incarcerated Women & Families | BlackNews.com Sadly, the majority of women arrested are in for low-level, non-violent charges

Sadly, the majority of women arrested are in for low-level, non-violent charges.
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Milwaukee to Pay $3.4M For Willfully Targeting Black Residents Over Several Years with Stop-and-Frisk | Atlanta Black Star The settlement calls for the department to document every time they stop and frisk someone and explain the reason why. They’ll also have to collect demographic information on the stops. Officers will also receive training, monitoring, and supervision on racial profiling.">Milwaukee to Pay $3.4M For Willfully Targeting Black Residents Over Several Years with Stop-and-Frisk | Atlanta Black Star The settlement calls for the department to document every time they stop and frisk someone and explain the reason why. They’ll also have to collect demographic information on the stops. Officers will also receive training, monitoring, and supervision on racial profiling.

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The settlement calls for the department to document every time they stop and frisk someone and explain the reason why. They’ll also have to collect demographic information on the stops. Officers will also receive training, monitoring, and supervision on racial profiling.
Milwaukee to Pay $3.4M For Willfully Targeting Black Residents Over Several Years with Stop-and-Frisk | Atlanta Black Star The settlement calls for the department to document every time they stop and frisk someone and explain the reason why. They’ll also have to collect demographic information on the stops. Officers will also receive training, monitoring, and supervision on racial profiling." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Why Are American Prisons So Afraid of This Book? | The New York Times “Some prison officials are determined to keep the people they lock in cages as ignorant as possible about the racial, social and political forces that have made the United States the most punitive nation on earth...” ">Why Are American Prisons So Afraid of This Book? | The New York Times “Some prison officials are determined to keep the people they lock in cages as ignorant as possible about the racial, social and political forces that have made the United States the most punitive nation on earth...”

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“Some prison officials are determined to keep the people they lock in cages as ignorant as possible about the racial, social and political forces that have made the United States the most punitive nation on earth...”
Why Are American Prisons So Afraid of This Book? | The New York Times “Some prison officials are determined to keep the people they lock in cages as ignorant as possible about the racial, social and political forces that have made the United States the most punitive nation on earth...” " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

“I’ve Read The New Jim Crow … ” – Slate How to tell if a prosecutor is only pretending to be a criminal justice reformer.">“I’ve Read The New Jim Crow … ” – Slate How to tell if a prosecutor is only pretending to be a criminal justice reformer.

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How to tell if a prosecutor is only pretending to be a criminal justice reformer.
“I’ve Read The New Jim Crow … ” – Slate How to tell if a prosecutor is only pretending to be a criminal justice reformer." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More