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Troy Davis Nephew De’Jaun Davis-Correia on What’s Next

Troy Davis Nephew De’Jaun Davis-Correia on What’s Next

Antone De'Jaun Davis-Correia was more than proud to be selected as one of The Root's 25 Young Futurists last year; he was relieved. He saw it as validation of his…

London is increasingly policed by force not consent – thanks to its mayors

London is increasingly policed by force not consent – thanks to its mayors

Exactly six months ago a series of riots spread from Tottenham to other parts of London and across the country. The only way police officers were able to re-establish order…

Supreme Court ruling welcomed by rights organisations

Supreme Court ruling welcomed by rights organisations

The unanimous ruling, which has been welcomed by leading mental health and human rights organisations, held that Pennine Care NHS Trust had a duty under article 2 of the European…

Restraint deaths review after BBC investigation

Restraint deaths review after BBC investigation

A watchdog has announced a review of the way it deals with police contact deaths following a BBC investigation. BBC Radio 4's File on 4 programme found that official figures…

Ken Clarke sparks anger with opposition to longer jail terms

Ken Clarke sparks anger with opposition to longer jail terms

Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke risked the ire of some of his own party’s backbenchers today by claiming that sending more people to prison for longer sentences in order to cut…

Death in custody campaigns unite to launch petition for justice

Death in custody campaigns unite to launch petition for justice

Campaigns demanding justice for those who have died in police custody join forces today [20th Jan 2012] to launch a petition calling for major changes in the criminal justice system.…

Eight officers resign over illegal searches of dozens of people using police files

Eight officers resign over illegal searches of dozens of people using police files

Eight police staff have lost their jobs after illegally accessing the confidential records of dozens of people on the Police National Computer. Of the eight, one police officer and one…

JENGbA calls for review of Joint Enterprise law (in the UK)

JENGbA calls for review of Joint Enterprise law (in the UK)

The Stephen Lawrence murder trial convicted two men out of a wider group of suspects. Their prosecution was brought under the little-understood law of Joint Enterprise. In such cases, those…