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Did Dharun Ravi verdict bring justice for Tyler Clementi?

Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University, where I have taught for 41 years, committed suicide.

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Immigrant rights activists say keep families together

Vargas, the father of four U.S. citizen children, has led a crime free life but now sits in a Monroe County jail.

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Thousands wrongly convicted

In the last 23 years alone, more than 2,000 people were falsely convicted, but probably far more people are in prison for crimes they did not commit.

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Struggle for prison health care enters new phase

Last month California unveiled a comprehensive plan on how to ensure "a quality medical care system for years to come."

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After 44 days, killer of Trayvon Martin charged

The judge found "probable cause" and ordered Zimmerman to be held pending a formal arraignment.

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Golden Gods awards: Damien Echols, musicians speak out

These teenagers were vilified simply because they looked and dressed differently, and listened to heavy metal.

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Stand Your Ground: Self-protection or vigilante justice?

A recent decision by a local judge seems to some to suggest the law is turning Florida into a modern Wild West, in which vigilante justice is the norm.

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After dog deaths, owners campaign against Nestle Purina

Safranek, a Brooklyn Heights, Ohio resident, said of her nine year-old fox terrier, "Waggin' Train Wholesome Chicken Jerky Treats were the last thing Sampson ate before he fell ill."

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“Hoodies Up” march for Trayvon Martin

A "Hoodies Up" march and rally of nearly 1,000 filled the streets of New Haven Saturday calling for justice for Trayvon Martin.

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Video shows shooter uninjured after Trayvon murder

There are no visible signs of injuries to Zimmermann's head or blood on his clothes. His attorney has said that his client suffered a broken nose and a gash to his head .

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