Tag: United States Department of Justice

thethrowaways

THE THROWAWAYS


The purpose of #TheThrowaways is to raise consciousness and empower us in this fight “THE THROWAWAYS courageously explores the most pressing racial justice issue of our time: the mass incarceration and profiling of poor people of color. ” – Michelle Alexander author, The New Jim Crow ABOUT I […]

clemency

Why the President Granted 22 Commutations: Upholding Principle Of Fairness In The Criminal Justice System.


Upholding the Principle of Fairness in Our Criminal Justice System Through Clemency Building on his commitment to address instances of unfairness in sentencing, President Obama granted 22 commutations today to individuals serving time in federal prison. Had they been sentenced under current laws and policies, many of these […]

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!24

The Last 24™


President Obama on Attorney General Holder: “He Has Been One of Our Finest” Yesterday evening, the President spoke at the portrait unveiling ceremony for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. The event marked Holder’s anticipated departure from the Department of Justice after more than six years of service as […]

girlfriend

Ex-Girlfriend Says Golf Club Cop Cynthia Whitlatch Is “a Racist” Who Once “Stole Marijuana” From SPD Evidence.


From SLOG The Stranger.com: Ex-Girlfriend Says Golf Club Cop Cynthia Whitlatch Is “a Racist” Who Once “Stole Marijuana” from SPD Evidence posted by ANSEL HERZ When ex-Tukwila police officer Corinne Purucker watched this video on Slog the other day, she recognized Cynthia Whitlatch, the Seattle police officer now […]

Screenshot (4074)

AP Source: FBI Completes Federal Probe Of Ferguson Shooting. NO Charges Against Ferguson Executioner Darren Wilson.


From The ASSOCIATED PRESS: AP source: FBI completes federal probe of Ferguson shooting By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The Justice Department has not yet […]

Screenshot (3746)

Weed Laws State By State.


Weed laws by state Published on Jan 6, 2015 What happens if you’re caught with marijuana? It depends on where you are. CNN’s Chris Boyette breaks down pot laws and how they vary per state Legality of cannabis by U.S. state The use, possession, sale, cultivation, and transportation […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 317,082 other followers