Albuquerque’s newly installed District Attorney Raúl Torrez announced Friday that he will not retry two former police officers charged in the fatal 2014 shooting of James Boyd, a homeless, mentally ill camper in that city’s east-side foothills.
Month: February 2017
Non-Indigenous Australians are incarcerated at around 200 per 100,000 adults but Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander adults are incarcerated at 2,330 per 100,000 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander adults. It’s beyond any justification.
4WardEver UK and the United Families & Friends Campaign (UFFC) are putting their support behind new research to be conducted by Dr David Baker of Coventry University, examining custody deaths from the viewpoint of the families that are affected.
The Guardians’ ‘Justice on Trial’ is ongoing series that aims to highlight cases where there are major concerns of a miscarriage of justice. Since the 1980s and 90s a flow of cases has undermined public confidence in the justice system.