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Black Attorney Detained While Working, Accused of Being a Suspect

Black Attorney Detained While Working, Accused of Being a Suspect

“I’ve never heard of anyone being mistaken and assumed that they’re not an attorney until proven otherwise,” James said in a press conference.

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DMX’s Lawyers Ask to Play Songs by the Rapper in Court Before Sentencing

The legal team representing rapper DMX, whose given name is Earl Simmons, in his tax…

Will & Jada Loan Tyrese $5 Million, Abuse Investigation Dropped

Tyrese has had a trying two months to say the least, with the star being…

Settlement Will Stop Four Mississippi Counties from Jailing People Indefinitely Because They Can’t Afford Bail

The American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement agreement in their federal class-action suit Burks…

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In Emotional Testimony, Survivor of Charleston Shooting Describes Chaotic Scene

At the federal hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof, a woman who survived the massacre…

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Bill Cosby’s Latest Legal Wrangle Continues

Bill Cosby is back in court. The veteran Comedian and Actor Bill Cosby arrived at…

Former Mississippi Honor Student Sentenced for Trying to Join ISIS

A Mississippi woman who once sought to disguise a planned journey to join ISIS as…

A Black Prosecutor and a Double-Edged Sword

This article was originally published by The Marshall Project in collaboration with Vice. “The only way…

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Law Restricting Abortion Clinics

The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's…

With Another Loss in Freddie Gray Case, Prosecution Feels the Pressure

Now that Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. has been acquitted of all charges involving…