It took a single day to find jurors for the federal trial of the 3 ex-Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s constitutional rights. Opening statements are expected Monday [24 January].
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When a young, 7-year-old girl arrived at the border of Mexico and the US, she was in great health. But while in the hands of the US government, she succumbed to a progressive infection that took her life.
Attorneys for imprisoned journalist and Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal filed a petition for a Post-Conviction Relief Appeal, based on evidence found in six case file boxes they were able to review in January 2019.
Sister Helen Prejean is known worldwide for her opposition to the death penalty. She’s worked to increase national dialogue on capital punishment and shape the Catholic Church’s vigorous opposition to execution.
A white father and son convicted of killing a black jogger have been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. A jury found both men and their neighbour, guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery.
Family and friends of Sean Fitzgerald held a peaceful protest outside Coventry Police Station today (January 4) to mark three years since his death. He suffered a gunshot wound as officers carried out a raid.
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services and HM Inspectorate of Prisons are reviewing and updating their Expectations for police custody. The Expectations were last updated in 2018.
The Los Angeles Police Department on Monday released store and body camera footage that showed the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet while in a Burlington store dressing room.