Category Archives: Criminal Justice

Monday Open Thread | Protests Erupt in St Louis After Ex-Cop Acquitted of Murder

Protesters take to the streets of St. Louis for the 3rd day https://t.co/NqM85Z9Stg https://t.co/y34QhBYIw9 — CNN (@CNN) September 17, 2017 Advertisements

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Monday Open Thread | Attorney General White Citizens Council’s Impending Attack on the Black Community

From The Washington Post: How Jeff Sessions wants to bring back the war on drugs By Sari Horwitz April 8 at 8:32 PM When the Obama administration launched a sweeping policy to reduce harsh prison sentences for nonviolent drug offenders, … Continue reading

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Roof Death Penalty Trial : #DylannRoof Wears Racist Symbols on Shoes in Court

Dylann Roof, who was convicted in December of killing nine black parishoners in Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church in 2015, has been wearing shoes adorned with racist symbols to court as recently as Monday. Roof, who is representing himself in the … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 7

Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) — Polly Sheppard dove under a table as soon as the bullets started flying. The stranger who had just been warmly welcomed into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church began unloading his pistol on a Bible … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 6

For more than six months, Dylann Roof traveled to historic sites of racial strife in South Carolina’s history, ending up again and again at the church where he later gunned down nine black worshipers during their weekly Bible Study. Data … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 5

Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old accused of killing nine black parishioners at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, had a handwritten note in his car with the names of several churches on it, according to testimony today at Roof’s ongoing trial. … Continue reading

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Government releases Dylann Roof confession video

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The government has released a video which authorities say shows Dylann Roof confessing to the shooting at the Mother Emanuel AME church that took the lives of nine people. The release of the video comes after … Continue reading

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