By now you've probably heard about the grand jury's decision on the case of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. If you haven't, then the odds are good that you live under a rock or in a very far away place. Basically, the grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer [...]
I listened to this episode of "State of the Re:Union" today titled "American Justice." It's a critical look at the US justice system and how it falls short on so many levels. According to the podcast's introduction: "The United States has the world’s largest prison population. In 2012, there were 2.3 million people in American [...]
What makes good community policing? Is it more than just driving around, responding to calls? And what can the population do to help the process of interacting with the police? Too many questions.
This is a great site where the audio of the oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry (aka the Proposition 8 ruling in California). The audio is synched with the transcript, with pictures of the justices so you know who is doing the talking. Hollingsworth v. Perry, via IIT Chicago College of Law