Can you top this? seems to be the theme of the escalating police scandal in Los Angeles.
In California, as in most states, any election aftermath involves a wan hunt for silver linings. As always, it's hard to find them.
Those endless wars on crime and drugs--a staple of 90 percent of America's politicians these last thirty years--have engendered not merely our 2 million prisoners but a vindictive hysteria that p
Remember the bizarre daycare center "ritual abuse" trials of the
eighties--the McMartin case in Los Angeles, the Little Rascals case in
Edenton, North Carolina, the Kelly Michaels case in New J
As New York City braces itself for the trials of two sets of police officers accused in the injury of Abner Louima and the death of Amadou Diallo, perhaps it's time to cull a list of things we ha
David Dinkins, Susan Sarandon and other celebrities got the headlines, submitting to arrest at New York's One Police Plaza to protest the death of unarmed Amadou Diallo at the hands of the NYPD'
"Justice for Amadou Diallo!" has been the rallying cry throughout New York since four police officers gunned down the unarmed, 22-year-old West African immigrant as he stood outside his Bronx ap