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There was no legitimate reason to cite the landmark 1857 U.S. Supreme Court decision that said Black Americans had no citizen rights. Including the case in a modern-day legal battle is just Kansas officials being terrible in their ongoing quest to deprive women of their autonomy.
Since discussions of stop-and-frisk are back in the news because Donald Trump insists that the practice is going to save cities like Chicago, we thought we'd give you the answers to some practical questions.
A U.S. appeals court will rehear a Wisconsin case that could put the kibosh on police harassment of people "parking while Black"—or the case could become another flashpoint for tense and potentially fatal interactions between law enforcement and Black people.
Are North Carolina Officials Stalling to Release Videos of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting Because of HB 972?
At a news conference Friday morning, Mayor Roberts said that she believes the video of Scott’s shooting should be released publicly, but that it’s a matter of when. “The question is timing,” she said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney agreed, refusing to release the recordings to the public. The real question is why.
This renewed call for stop-and-frisk in areas like Chicago, which have been ravaged by poverty and systemic racism, is about: more cops, more racial profiling, and more infringement on constitutional rights.
What do lawyers' fees have to do with you? Your taxpayer dollars are footing the bills to defend myriad laws chipping away at various rights. So pay attention.
It’s hard to view North Carolina's continued restrictions on early voting as anything other than a deliberate attempt to skirt the Fourth Circuit’s recent ruling that the state's law targeted Black voters.
There’s no voter fraud crisis. Not a single investigation has turned up any evidence of such a thing. But that hasn’t stopped Donald Trump from hyperventilating about it or ranting about his plans to stop that from happening.
This week we’re going to talk about "standing," which is a term you may be familiar with, especially if you read Justice Clarence Thomas' complaint in his dissent in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.
The recent brouhaha over Kanye, Taylor Swift, and the Snapchat heard 'round the world is a perfect way to learn about Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP), which are meritless lawsuits meant to bully a defendant and stifle speech.
When YouCaring and GoFundMe insert themselves as barriers to abortion access to people with uteri, they become little more than enablers and perpetuators of shame and stigma. This behavior prevents those who are most in need of assistance from getting the support that may save their lives.