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www.newsshopper.co.uk
6 hours ago
Social justice

Bexley Youth Justice Service gets 'good' rating in inspection

The rating comes after a recent inspection from His Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation (HMIP) in April this year, with some areas of work rated as outstanding.
BKReader
4 hours ago
Social justice

Medgar Evers College Honors Legacy of Late Congressman John Lewis

The Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) at Medgar Evers College, at the City University of New York, is honoring the late Congressman John Lewis's legacy and invites community members to join them for the John Lewis National Day of Action Commemorative Event on July 17, 2024.
Above the Law
1 day ago
Social justice

SCOTUS Working Overtime

Supreme Court justices have limited mandatory writing duties.Most of the justices are assigned majority opinions to draft.A few justices assign the majority opinion writing duties.
Southern Coalition for Social Justice
1 day ago
Social justice

SCSJ Condemns Merger of Enbridge, Dominion

Enbridge has a long history of safety, environmental, financial, and ethical issues including a 2010 spill of 840,000 gallons of tar sands oil into the Kalamazoo River; a negative financial rating ahead of this merger; a history of introducing rate hikes after new acquisitions; incidents of lawbreaking and taking advantage of rate payers; and a continued disrespect to Indigenous lands and private property.
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
Social justice

Could Britain solve its prisons crisis by going Dutch?

Earlier this year, before he became the UK justice minister, James Timpson described how Britain should follow the Dutch example of mild sentencing to help solve the prisons crisis.
time.com
1 day ago
Social justice

How Impeaching a Supreme Court Justice Works

July 12, 2024 10:07 AM EDT Following allegations of impropriety relating to financial disclosures and conflicts of interest, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced articles of impeachment against two conservative Supreme Court Justices, marking the first attempt to impeach a Justice in more than two centuries.
www.bbc.com
1 day ago
Social justice

Labour to set out plans to tackle prison overcrowding

By Sam Francis, Political reporter Helen Catt, Political correspondent PA Media Labour will set out plans later to address prison overcrowding in England and Wales after concerns that jails may run out of space within weeks.
www.bbc.com
1 day ago
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Prison crisis will 'force' indeterminate sentence change

By Helen Catt, Political correspondent PA Media Overcrowding in prisons will "force" the government to change the way it deals with prisoners serving indeterminate sentences, ex-home secretary David Blunkett has said.
Variety
2 days ago
Social justice

Michael Latt Murderer Sentenced to 35 Years to Life for Killing Film Marketing Consultant and Social Justice Activist

Jameelah Michl, the woman who shot and killed film marketing consultant and social justice advocate Michael Latt, was sentenced on Wednesday to 35 years to life in state prison by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kerry White.
berlin.de
2 days ago
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New counselling service for children and young people

Thousands of children and young people in Berlin live without their parents in foster families or homes.
A new contact point has now been established for them.
Austin Monitor
2 days ago
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Justice advocates rebuke county plan for $300 million juvenile jail expansion - Austin Monitor

Thursday, July 11, 2024 by Lina Fisher
Advocate.com
2 days ago
Social justice

The struggle to reclaim autonomy in the two-spirit movement

For centuries, two-spirit individuals have been subjected to violence and assimilation.
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
2 days ago
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Why Advocates Say the Media Narrative around Justice-Impacted People Must Change - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

On May 30, 2024, former president Donald Trump-the current Republican nominee for the President of the United States-became the first former president to be convicted of felony crimes when a New York jury found him guilty of 34 charges related to payments he made to a porn actor in his attempt to keep her quiet leading up to the 2016 election.
Austin Monitor
2 days ago
Social justice

Gun violence report will help city leaders craft intervention and prevention strategies - Austin Monitor

Thursday, July 11, 2024 by Amy Smith
For a city of its size, Austin has a low rate of homicides from gun violence, averaging four per 100,000 residents over a 15-year period.
www.nytimes.com
3 days ago
Social justice

Democrats Seek Criminal Investigation of Justice Thomas Over Travel and Gifts

Two top Democratic senators have asked the Justice Department to open a criminal investigation of Justice Clarence Thomas for possible violations of federal ethics and tax laws.
Southern Coalition for Social Justice
2 days ago
Social justice

Warnings About Police in Schools: SCSJ Releases Memo to Fayetteville City Officials

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (July 10, 2024) - Southern Coalition for Social Justice (SCSJ) recommends Fayetteville keeps its schools police-free in a memo addressing the city's proposal to replace school resource officers with members of Fayetteville Police Department ahead of a Thursday City Council vote.
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
Social justice

Prisons crisis must not jeopardise Labour's pledge on domestic abuse, Starmer told

Keir Starmer's pledge to halve violence against women will put more pressure on prisons, a Home Office adviser has warned, adding that there could be an additional 10,000 domestic abuse convictions if just one in three victims come forward.
www.npr.org
3 days ago
Social justice

Jury to hear opening statements in Alec Baldwin's criminal trial

A judge in Santa Fe, N.M., has sworn in a panel of jurors.
Baldwin is charged with involuntary manslaughter for the 2021 death of a cinematographer on the set of his film Rust.
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
Social justice

The Tulsa race massacre affected the economic freedom' of generations

The story of the last known Tulsa race massacre survivors has always been a race against time.
www.kilburntimes.co.uk
3 days ago
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Mother pleads for justice after boy, 17, killed at party

Claudyo Jauad Lafayette, 17, was stabbed in Granville Road on July 14, 2023 after a fight spilled out of a party attended by more than 100 people at The Granville events venue in Carlton Vale, South Kilburn.
www.theguardian.com
3 days ago
Social justice

Democratic senators call on DoJ to investigate Clarence Thomas

The US attorney general should appoint a special counsel to investigate potential criminal violations of federal ethics and tax laws by the supreme court justice Clarence Thomas, two Democratic senators have said.
Brooklyn Eagle
3 days ago
Social justice

Loretta Lynch leads national effort to address gender disparities in criminal justice

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has been appointed on Tuesday to chair the newly formed Women's Justice Commission, an initiative by the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ) aimed at addressing the unique challenges faced by women in the criminal justice system.
www.nytimes.com
5 days ago
Social justice

Opinion | The Most Interesting Justice on the Supreme Court Is Also the Loneliest

When this Supreme Court term began last October, one of the more intriguing predictions from commentators was that Justice Amy Coney Barrett entering her third full term on the court would come out of her shell and emerge as the court's new swing justice, casting the decisive vote in the most divisive cases.
www.mediaite.com
4 days ago
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JUST IN: Senate Democrats Request Special Counsel to Investigate Clarence Thomas Gifts

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Brooklyn Eagle
3 days ago
Social justice

Alana Montas joins Access Justice Brooklyn Board; Vidya Dindiyal appointed to Young Professionals Board

Access Justice Brooklyn announced on Tuesday two appointments following recent board meetings: Alana Montas, counsel in the Department of Enforcement at FINRA, has been elected to the Board of Directors, and Vidya Dindiyal, associate at Thompson Coburn LLP, has been appointed to the Young Professionals Board (YPB).
www.theguardian.com
4 days ago
Social justice

The Guardian view on overcrowded prisons: James Timpson's arrival is a signal of hope | Editorial

The appointment of James Timpson as prisons minister is a hopeful signal that Labour plans to take a socially liberal, reformist approach to criminal justice, placing more emphasis on rehabilitation and less on punishment.
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
Social justice

Your guide to Proposition 6: Ending forced prison labor

California's Constitution mirrors the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which allows for involuntary servitude as punishment for crime.
Slate Magazine
4 days ago
Social justice

Prosecutors Should Charge Big Oil With Homicide for the Latest Heat-Wave Deaths

This summer, millions of Americans have sweat through record-breaking heat waves.Tragically, not all of them have survived the ordeal.
www.aljazeera.com
4 days ago
Social justice

Boeing agrees to plead guilty over 737 MAX crashes, avoids trial

The US Justice Department says Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to a criminal fraud charge related to two fatal crashes of its 737 MAX jets in 2018 and 2019.
www.nytimes.com
6 days ago
Social justice

Martin Stolar, Lawyer Who Fought for Social Justice, Dies at 81

Martin R. Stolar, a prominent civil rights lawyer who in the early 1970s defended war resisters and inmates who rebelled at Attica prison, as well as initiating a landmark case restraining the New York Police Department from spying on left-wing activists, died on July 1 in Manhattan.
Slate Magazine
1 week ago
Social justice

The Chief Justice Is a MAGA Justice Now?

Apple Podcasts will only work on MacOS operating systems since Catalina.We do not support Android apps on desktop at this time.
www.cbc.ca
1 week ago
Social justice

Boy, 14, charged with 1st-degree murder in North York shooting | CBC News

Toronto police say a 14-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Ajay Simpson last month in North York.
The Atlantic
1 week ago
Social justice

When Law Brings Liberation

An overlooked effect of the Civil Rights Act, passed 60 years ago this week, was its powerful message of hope for Black Americans.
www.npr.org
1 week ago
Social justice

Supreme Court's immunity ruling could hurt Justice Department

The Supreme Court granted presidents sweeping immunity from prosecution, impacting Justice Department independence. [ more ]
Kqed
1 week ago
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Project Looks To Unfold True Count Of Latinos Killed By Police | KQED

Latinos disproportionately affected by police violence, often misclassified in official documents. [ more ]
#mistrial
Boston.com
1 week ago
Social justice

More than 3,000 readers voted. Here's why they're not surprised about the Karen Read mistrial

The high-profile Karen Read murder trial ended in a mistrial due to jurors' inability to reach a unanimous decision. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 week ago
Social justice

Juror in Karen Read trial speaks out. Will we hear from others?

Jurors in Massachusetts are not obligated to speak to anyone after a trial, maintaining confidentiality about deliberations and identities. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Karen Read jury tells judge they haven't been able to reach unanimous verdict despite 'exhaustive review of the evidence'

The jury in the Karen Read murder trial is unable to reach a unanimous verdict after four days of deliberation. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 week ago
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More than 3,000 readers voted. Here's why they're not surprised about the Karen Read mistrial

The high-profile Karen Read murder trial ended in a mistrial due to jurors' inability to reach a unanimous decision. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 week ago
Social justice

Juror in Karen Read trial speaks out. Will we hear from others?

Jurors in Massachusetts are not obligated to speak to anyone after a trial, maintaining confidentiality about deliberations and identities. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Karen Read jury tells judge they haven't been able to reach unanimous verdict despite 'exhaustive review of the evidence'

The jury in the Karen Read murder trial is unable to reach a unanimous verdict after four days of deliberation. [ more ]
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Bronx Times
1 week ago
Social justice

Bronx day care owner given 25 years for sex abuse of a child - Bronx Times

The Bronx day care owner was sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing an 11-year-old child and possessing child pornography at his day care center. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 week ago
Social justice

Supreme Court puts social media laws in Florida and Texas on hold

U.S. Supreme Court sent back challenges to social media content moderation laws in Florida and Texas due to improper First Amendment analysis. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 week ago
Social justice

Opinion: Fentanyl could fuel another cycle of loss in L.A.'s Black communities. It doesn't have to

The death of a parent due to drug overdose has devastating effects on Black children, leading to higher rates of entry into the child welfare system. [ more ]
Miami Herald
1 week ago
Social justice

How much money does a couple with kids have to make in Miami? Look at the living wage

Couples in South Carolina must earn a specific amount to support their families in 2024. [ more ]
City Limits
1 week ago
Social justice

Opinion: Correcting Racial Injustices in New York's Legal System-And Beyond

Criminal prosecutions of wealthy individuals do not represent the majority of cases in the American justice system. [ more ]
Caribbean Life
1 week ago
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Caribbean-American lawyers group honors outstanding five during inaugural gala - Caribbean Life

Recognizing outstanding Caribbean-American community members at CALA Gala. [ more ]
Above the Law
1 week ago
Social justice

Now That's What I Call Work Ethic! - See Also

When Do They Sleep?
: This Sullivan & Cromwell partner's billables are double take worthy.
Why Do They Say These Things Out Loud?
: People have a lot to say about Presidential Immunity.
#supreme-court
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Social justice

Anticipation and Family Members of Some Justices Filled the Court for the Momentous Decision

The Supreme Court delivered opinions with anticipated decisions, including one on presidential immunity, stating its limits. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Supreme Court Opinions Don't Have to Be the End of the Fight for Justice

The Supreme Court rulings are not the final say, citizens play a crucial role. Disagreement on fundamental issues like equality is important for self-government. [ more ]
Patently-O
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Does Justice Thomas Hate Invention or Just the Hubris of Inventors?

A recent Supreme Court case upheld the constitutionality of the Mandatory Repatriation Tax (MRT) despite dissent emphasizing judicial invention negative implications. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Social justice

The Supreme Court Upheld a Law Disarming Domestic Abusers

The Supreme Court ruled that the government can take guns from individuals under restraining orders for domestic violence, emphasizing limits to Second Amendment rights. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Social justice

Anticipation and Family Members of Some Justices Filled the Court for the Momentous Decision

The Supreme Court delivered opinions with anticipated decisions, including one on presidential immunity, stating its limits. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Supreme Court Opinions Don't Have to Be the End of the Fight for Justice

The Supreme Court rulings are not the final say, citizens play a crucial role. Disagreement on fundamental issues like equality is important for self-government. [ more ]
Patently-O
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Does Justice Thomas Hate Invention or Just the Hubris of Inventors?

A recent Supreme Court case upheld the constitutionality of the Mandatory Repatriation Tax (MRT) despite dissent emphasizing judicial invention negative implications. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Social justice

The Supreme Court Upheld a Law Disarming Domestic Abusers

The Supreme Court ruled that the government can take guns from individuals under restraining orders for domestic violence, emphasizing limits to Second Amendment rights. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
1 week ago
Social justice

Concerns as India replaces colonial-era laws with new criminal codes

Modi's government replaced colonial-era criminal laws in India with new legislation to improve justice, but it faced opposition due to concerns of disrupting the criminal justice system. [ more ]
Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly
1 week ago
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Identity Should Not Take a Backseat in Health Justice - Non Profit News | Nonprofit Quarterly

It is important to remember that one's identity is more than just their profession; understanding and embracing the complexity of personal background enhances professional contributions. [ more ]
#justice-system
euronews
1 week ago
Social justice

Video. Inmates to soldiers, Ukraine's mobilization of prisoners

For the first time, inmates are being included in military mobilization, providing them with parole opportunities after certain processes. [ more ]
Independent
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Julia Molony: 'To protect women like Natasha O'Brien, we need to know how men like her attacker Cathal Crotty are made'

The country has shown overwhelming support for a 24-year-old victim of a violent crime, rallying in her defense after disappointment in the judicial system. [ more ]
euronews
1 week ago
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Video. Inmates to soldiers, Ukraine's mobilization of prisoners

For the first time, inmates are being included in military mobilization, providing them with parole opportunities after certain processes. [ more ]
Independent
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Julia Molony: 'To protect women like Natasha O'Brien, we need to know how men like her attacker Cathal Crotty are made'

The country has shown overwhelming support for a 24-year-old victim of a violent crime, rallying in her defense after disappointment in the judicial system. [ more ]
morejustice-system
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
1 week ago
Social justice

Inmates Escape Prison In Pakistan-Administered Kashmir

Deadly bus accident in Karachi, Pakistan on June 30, with seven fatalities and 20 injuries due to a collision with a tractor-trailer. [ more ]
New York Post
1 week ago
Social justice

O.J. Simpson's BET Awards 2024 In Memoriam segment outrages viewers: 'No f-king way'

Including O.J. Simpson in the 'In Memoriam' segment at the 2024 BET Awards sparked a backlash on social media. [ more ]
The New Yorker
1 week ago
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Bottoms Up!

Barry Blitt humorously illustrates Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito and his wife celebrating the Fourth of July.
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
1 week ago
Social justice

'Liar' duo to be sentenced after child suffers campaign of abuse

3 Two people from Brentwood have admitted causing or allowing a child who was found with life-threatening injuries to suffer serious physical harm.
#boeing
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Social justice

Justice Department Is Said to Offer Boeing Plea Deal Over 737 Max Crashes

The Justice Department is planning a plea deal with Boeing related to 737 Max crashes, falling short of families' expectations. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

US prosecutors recommend DOJ criminally charge Boeing: Reuters

U.S. prosecutors are recommending criminal charges against Boeing for violating a settlement related to fatal crashes. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

US prosecutors recommend criminal charges for Boeing, report says

US Justice Department considering Boeing prosecution for settlement breach. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
Social justice

Justice Department Is Said to Offer Boeing Plea Deal Over 737 Max Crashes

The Justice Department is planning a plea deal with Boeing related to 737 Max crashes, falling short of families' expectations. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
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US prosecutors recommend DOJ criminally charge Boeing: Reuters

U.S. prosecutors are recommending criminal charges against Boeing for violating a settlement related to fatal crashes. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

US prosecutors recommend criminal charges for Boeing, report says

US Justice Department considering Boeing prosecution for settlement breach. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Social justice

The prison and court systems are on the verge of collapse. Why aren't Labour or the Tories talking about it? | Samira Shackle

The criminal justice system in England and Wales is on the brink of collapse due to overcrowded prisons and underfunding. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 week ago
Social justice

Man fatally shot by Downey police after reportedly lighting fireworks

A man was fatally shot by Downey police after alleged backyard fireworks incident. [ more ]
www.startupcan.ca
1 month ago
Social justice

Consulting Guided by Queerness with Jacq Brasseur and Risa Payant

At Ivy + Dean Consulting, Jacq Brasseur (CEO) and Risa Payant (COO) focus on providing support to small and medium-sized non-profits through an equity, social justice, and anti-oppression lens.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Arrogant' tech companies must fess up' to harm done to children by social media, Albanese says

Tech executives need to acknowledge the harmful impact of social media on youth, addressing concerns raised by Australian Prime Minister. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Woman arrested over Wandsworth Prison inmate and officer sex video'

Scandal at HMP Wandsworth with video revealing officer-inmate inappropriate relationship. [ more ]
Miami Herald
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Florida historian receives $1.5 million grant to expand his Black history tours

Marvin Dunn expands 'Teach the Truth' tours to other southern states with Mellon Foundation grant. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Supreme Court Makes It Harder to Charge Capitol Riot Defendants With Obstruction

The Supreme Court ruling makes it harder to charge Capitol riot defendants with obstruction, impacting future cases including that of former President Trump. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Justices Thomas and Alito Ignored Calls for Recusal in Jan. 6 Case

Justices Thomas and Alito's spouses' involvement raises concerns about impartiality in cases related to the Capitol attack and election disputes. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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US supreme court weakens statute cited by January 6 prosecutors

US Supreme Court narrows statute for Capitol rioters prosecuted for obstructing official proceeding, potentially impacting Trump's case. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 weeks ago
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Juror targeted in 'chilling' bribery plot involving GPS, bag of cash, feds say

Attempted bribery of a juror in a massive fraud case with $120,000 cash and surveillance is a severe attack on the justice system. [ more ]
Southern Coalition for Social Justice
2 weeks ago
Social justice

SCSJ Statements on Supreme Court OK'ing Punishment for Sleeping While Unhoused

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that penalizing unhoused individuals for sleeping outside is not cruel and unusual punishment. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 weeks ago
Social justice

'Hello from my Black job': Dems strike back after Trump debate remark

Diverse Democratic politicians challenge Trump's linking of undocumented immigrants to 'taking Black jobs'. [ more ]
#legal-system
Boston.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Karen Read trial: Jurors have yet to return a verdict. Here's what that could mean.

The length of jury deliberations may indicate internal disagreement, leading to potential holdouts in reaching a verdict. [ more ]
New York Post
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Why we must band together to fight Soros prosecutors and end rampant violence

Legally armed citizens in Hartford, Conn. formed a 'Self-Defense Brigade' to combat violent crime in their neighborhoods. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Karen Read trial: Jurors have yet to return a verdict. Here's what that could mean.

The length of jury deliberations may indicate internal disagreement, leading to potential holdouts in reaching a verdict. [ more ]
New York Post
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Why we must band together to fight Soros prosecutors and end rampant violence

Legally armed citizens in Hartford, Conn. formed a 'Self-Defense Brigade' to combat violent crime in their neighborhoods. [ more ]
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www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Supreme Court limits a legal tool the DOJ has used to prosecute Jan. 6 defendants

The Supreme Court has narrowed the Justice Department's use of an obstruction law to prosecute people who rioted at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Supreme Court Rejects Liability Shield at Center of Purdue Pharma Settlement

The Supreme Court rejected a provision shielding the Sackler family in the Purdue Pharma settlement, impacting the distribution of funds to address the opioid epidemic. [ more ]
Axios
2 weeks ago
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Census: Latinos drove U.S. population increase in 2023

The U.S. is becoming less white and more Latino and Asian American as the population grows. [ more ]
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
2 weeks ago
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Student fathers: "invisible of the invisible" on campus

Social stigma affects academic success of student fathers. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
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The UC Berkeley Professor Centering the Latino Experience on Campus | KQED

Latinx college students seek recognition of Latinidad as an academic discipline. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
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Violence and self-harm in women's jails hits record high as prisons crisis deepens

The number of assaults and self-harm incidents in women's prisons in England and Wales has hit record highs, new figures show.
time.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

The Toll Gun Violence Takes on the People Working to Stop It

Surgeon General declared US gun violence a public health crisis, highlighting the need for community violence intervention as a promising solution. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Legal Aid's free Justice Bus to visit NYCHA complexes in Bed-Stuy Thursday

Free legal resources available through Legal Aid Society's Mobile Justice Bus Tour at NYCHA complexes in Brooklyn. [ more ]
The Nation
2 weeks ago
Social justice

With His Immigration Policy, Biden Capitulates to the Right's Racist Agenda

Fearmongering over immigration has been a consistent strategy for U.S. politicians, leading to harsh policies and scapegoating migrants. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Feds charge 5 in attempt to bribe Minnesota juror

Attempted bribery of a juror in a COVID-19-related fraud trial brought renewed attention to a $40 million theft from a federal program. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

China's Anguished Debate: Do Its Children Have a Crime Problem?

China faces a dilemma in handling young children accused of serious crimes, with growing debate on punishment versus rehabilitation. [ more ]
www.theargus.co.uk
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Constance Marten and Mark Gordon found guilty of perverting the course of justice

Constance Marten and Mark Gordon found guilty of concealing the birth of a child and perverting the course of justice. [ more ]
news.bitcoin.com
2 weeks ago
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Assangedao's JUSTICE Token Surges and Dips Amid Julian Assange's Release Altcoins Bitcoin News

In a display of volatility, the Assangedao cryptocurrency token JUSTICE climbed by over 80% on Tuesday, only to fall by 18% the next day.
Brooklyn Eagle
2 weeks ago
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Justice Bus rolls through Brooklyn: Legal Aid brings free legal resources to NYCHA residents

The Legal Aid Society's Community Justice Unit continues its bus tour in Brooklyn, to provide free legal resources to residents.
www.npr.org
2 weeks ago
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Republicans and Democrats don't understand Latino voting bloc, strategist says

NPR's A Martinez talks to Republican strategist Mike Madrid about his book Latino Century: How America's Largest Minority Is Transforming Democracy about the power of the Latino vote.
Boston.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Jury deliberations are coming up in Karen Read's murder trial. These are the possible outcomes.

Jurors in Karen Read's trial will decide her guilt or innocence, with potential outcomes of 'guilty' or 'not guilty' being unanimous, preventing retrial due to double jeopardy. [ more ]
www.orartswatch.org
2 weeks ago
Social justice

That spark of inspiration: Social Justice & the Arts at Portland State University

Social Justice and the Arts degree program at PSU emphasizes music as social engagement and art as a force for social change. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Shoplifting should bring appropriate punishment: Letter to the editor

Criminal justice reform is debated, emphasizing potential benefits of stricter consequences for offenses. [ more ]
Truthout
2 weeks ago
Social justice

21,000 Children Are Missing in Gaza, on Top of Over 15,000 Killed by Israel

Humanitarian groups find many unaccompanied children in Gaza daily but struggle to provide safe havens due to ongoing violence. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 weeks ago
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'I too got in the taxi. I too expected safety. I too was raped' - support for victims grows as people share stories on social media

Victims should never blame themselves for assaults, regardless of intoxication or drug use. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 weeks ago
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There Are No Such Things as Gendered Emotions

Societal expectations on gender roles influence children's expressions and emotions, with girls generally smiling more than boys as they get older. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 weeks ago
Social justice

Former Kinahan Cartel member 'Mr Nobody' further jailed for nine years for role in 'callous' murder of Noel Kirwan

Brady assisted Kinahan crime organization in an execution-style murder; concerns over disassociating from the group led to aggravating sentencing factor. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
3 weeks ago
Social justice

This misunderstanding of the Latino vote may be biggest blind spot in American politics

Proposition 187 triggered a seismic shift in racial politics and galvanized Latino activists, leading to a generation of Latino voters with a distinct political narrative and collective identity. [ more ]
The Philadelphia Tribune
3 weeks ago
Social justice

NY prosecutors urge judge to keep gag order blocking Trump from criticizing jurors who convicted him

Prosecutors in Donald Trump's hush money case seek to uphold gag order to prevent criticism of jurors and court staff. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 weeks ago
Social justice

In its progress and pain, Windrush brought us the birth of modern, multicultural Britain | Guy Hewitt

Racism in the UK is embedded in institutional systems and policies, beyond just individual actions. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 weeks ago
Social justice

Childhood trauma damages society why aren't our leaders recognising it?

Prioritizing child protection is crucial for better outcomes and future development. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Social justice

Supreme Court upholds 1994 NY gun law to protect domestic violence victims

U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal gun control law protecting domestic violence victims. [ more ]
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