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“We want a movement,” says the mother of the teen who was killed by cops.
James Holmes’s rampage was horrifying, but it was not unfathomable.
Cablegate revealed just how far the US goes to drive Mexico’s counternarcotics operations.
Sgt. Luis Walker was sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. Now will Congress investigate?
When it comes to defending homeowners from the big banks, the California attorney general is on a roll.
More than a million requests for cell phone records by law enforcement is just the beginning of the surveillance story.
Illinois has shuttered a commission formed to examine the cases of prisoners who say they were abused under Chicago’s former Police Commander Jon Burge years ago. But a truth-telling play—by the journalist who broke the story—will not let us forget.
The “most dangerous show on television” highlights our shredded social contract.
But the fact that five justices were nearly willing to strike it down shows just how conservative this Court truly is.
As states like Mississippi reject solitary confinement, this “blue” state leads the nation in the use of “disciplinary segregation.” Or as prisoners call it: torture.
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