The House of Representatives may take action this week to drastically reduce inequality in sentencing between crack and powder cocaine users.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. - At Chuco's Justice Center here, more than 50 people met this week to discuss the next steps in the movement for justice for Oscar Grant III.
Alameda County elected officials, law enforcement officials, community organizations and current and former inmates came together April 22, to consider how best to help former prisoners.
The Senate, by voice vote March 17, passed legislation that would reduce the crack/cocaine sentencing disparity.
A New Orleans police lieutenant pleads guilty to spearheading a massive cover-up of murder and violence committed by police in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Posada, would-be assassin of Fidel Castro, confessed bomber of Cuban tourist hotels and murderer of an Italian tourist, with a long CIA career, has won another trial delay.
A new petition campaign is being organized, calling on Attorney General Eric Holder and President Obama to investigate civil rights violations.
CHICAGO, Ill. – Cook County prosecutors here have issued a subpoena seeking the grades and emails of journalism students at Northwestern University. The students conducted a three-year investigation that they say found a man serving a life sentence for a crime he did not commit.
A majority on the Supreme Court appeared to signal changing the use of life prison terms without parole for teenagers whose crimes do not involve a murder.