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Trump commutes prison sentence of former adviser Roger Stone
In a statement released Friday evening, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced US President Donald Trump had commuted the prison sentence of his former adviser Roger Stone. Stone was sentenced to three years four months in prison afte (More)
President Trump issues executive order on protecting public monuments
President Trump, on Friday, issued a new executive order to protect public monuments. Under the order, those who illegally remove or vandalize public monuments can face up to ten years in prison.The Attorney General was directed to collaborate wi (More)
Massive Uprisings Confront White Supremacy
That’s not a chip on my shoulder. That’s your foot on my neck. - Malcolm X On May 25, a Minneapolis police officer tortured George Floyd to death in what his brother, Philonise Floyd, called “a modern-day lynching in broad daylight.” Hundreds of t (More)
Crimes Against African Americans
The world has seen shocking videos of U.S, police officers, and private citizens perpetrating crimes against African Americans. Relentlessly, the socio-legal system brings about the death, imprisonment, torture, and degradation of African American me (More)
US senators concerned over potential COVID-19 outbreak at Guantanamo Bay
A group of US senators wrote to the US Secretary of Defense Wednesday expressing concern about the potential for a "significant outbreak" of COVID-19 at the Pentagon prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.The letter seeks to determine how the military is (More)
How COVID-19 Human Endangerment Might Be Approached as a Domestic Crime or an International Crime Against Humanity
As we watch the revival of the first wave and anticipate an inevitable second wave, the intentionally inept federal, uneven and dangerous state and local, and self-interested business response to the COVID-19 pandemic is a horrifying experience. As t (More)
Decongesting Prisons and the Violation of Human Rights
IntroductionWhen the world started its global fight against the novel Coronavirus, Covid-19, immediate measures were the need of the hour. The spread of the virus was rampant. The first case of Covid-19 was reported in Wuhan, China during the mon (More)
North Carolina judge orders investigation into prisoners' exposure to COVID-19
North Carolina Superior Court Judge Vinston Rozier on Friday ordered a thorough investigation into COVID-19 protections in the state's prisons.Rozier's ruling came in response to a lawsuit brought against the state protesting conditions in prison (More)
National Security Act, 1980 - Iniquitous Act and Constitutional Tyranny or a Justified Piece of Legislation
IntroductionAmid the ongoing situation in India due to the spread of the SARS-CoV-19 virus, there have been a few instances where medical practitioners were attacked by an unruly mob. To counter extraordinary situations, extraordinary steps need (More)
Hundreds of law professors, researchers, educators pen letter imploring ICE to release detainees due to COVID-19
A group of hundreds of law professors from around the country, joined by some researchers and other academics, sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Monday urging that detainees in all the US's immigration facilities be released (More)
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