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Sheriff Joe Arpaio May Face Contempt-Of-Court Proceedings

A judge is deciding if a prosecutor should investigate Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for repeatedly disregarding orders in a case of racial profiling. Arpaio could face punishment ranging from daily fines to jail time if he is found to be in contempt. Still, a racial profiling expert said he wouldn’t expect the judge to […]

Lisa Bloom (daughter of Gloria Allred, btw) read the grand jury transcripts and sharply shreds the prosecution 140 characters or less at a time. I’m ashamed of my justice system, so good at protecting authorities and celebs, so pathetically unable to give justice to African Americans — Lisa Bloom (@LisaBloom) November 25, 2014 Mr. McCulloch: […]

The next Speaker of the Nevada Assembly, Ira Hansen, has an interesting oratorical past. [Hansen] has a long history of racist, sexist and homophobic statements chronicled in a long list published by the Reno News Review. Among other things, as part of a broader statement of support for school vouchers, Hansen claimed that “[t]he relationship […]

Two of the last three presidents, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, gave amnesty to undocumented immigrants. There was no political explosion then comparable to the one Republicans are threatening now… Nearly three decades ago, there was barely a peep when Reagan and Bush used their authority to extend amnesty to the spouses and […]

This shows how silly we look to other, more mature cultures. There was a time not so long ago when Americans, regardless of their political stripes, rallied ’round their president. Once elected, the man who won the White House was no longer viewed as a Republican or Democrat, but the president of the United States. […]

Lane Evans served 24 years in the House from Western Illinois. He was a Marine who fought in the Vietnam war, and spent much of his congressional career fighting for veterans’ rights. The Democrat died Wednesday at a nursing home in East Moline, Illinois, said his former congressional staffer, Michael Malmstrom, who also was one […]

The father is facing murder charges in India. According to The Indian Express, the 36-year-old father in India was getting revenge on his underage daughter’s 45-year-old alleged rapist. “He served him dinner,” an officer told the Indian Express. “After the meal, the father overpowered the man and tied him to a chair. He got heated tongs […]

Tom Mabe used a drone to to fly a grim reaper through a park. The YouTube prank video that was uploaded earlier this week features a grisly ghoulish skeleton clothed in a black robe and looking like the Grim Reaper, moving through the air in a park where it scares the pants off of unsuspecting […]

A number of cases are being dismissed because Ferguson, MO cop Darren Wilson is a no-show. Wilson is looking to avoid the media and the public—he has not been seen since August 9—but his absence is starting to impact the job he left behind. It’s now being reported that a total of six criminal cases […]

An 18-year-old killed in early October by a St. Louis police officer was shot from several times from behind, an autopsy reveals. Pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht, who conducted the autopsy at the request of Vonderrit Myers Jr.’s family, outlined his findings at a news conference. Attorneys for the family say the findings suggest that Myers […]

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