The trial has received nationwide attention because of the brutal allegations against the former officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, and the all-White jury selected to seek justice for his 13 Black female victims.
William G. Porter, 26, is charged with manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake repeatedly stated the officers will get a fair trial in the city.
A federal appeals court on Monday said Louisiana could continue plans to try Angola 3 member Alfred Woodfox for a third time in the 1972 murder of a prison guard.
A grand jury has convened to decide whether two White police officers will be charged in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Black child who was killed while playing with a toy gun at a Cleveland, Ohio park last fall.
Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Olu Stevens may have abused his power last week when he stopped a drug trial and dismissed an entire jury panel because it had too few Blacks.
The discovery of racially coded notes taken by prosecutors during jury selection is forcing the Supreme Court to take a second look at this murder trial, The Washington Post reports.
A man who tried to illegally enter the White House in March was killed Tuesday after stabbing a sheriff in court, CNN reports.
https://instagram.com/p/6vtpwTIg8m/ A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty — a graduate of the College of Charleston — has long been recognized for her dedication to developing young people into professionals. Now, the young woman is solidifying her place […]
A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty —…
Prosecutors in Louisiana are excluding potential Black jurors three times as often as jurors of another race by using peremptory challenges