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Dear Target Protesters: You're Fighting the Wrong Fight

Hey guys, I’m about to deliver some educated information to you all, and it might not be what you expect. Almost 20,000 child sex offenses were reported to the police in 2012, but only about 9,000 were actually put on trial. 563 more words

The Price of Black Lives, and Why It Matters

Washington Post reported yesterday that the City of Cleveland has agreed to pay $6 million to the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy who was shot and killed by city police in November of 2014. 626 more words

Social Issues

Innocent Man Freed After 25 Years

Law school professor and famed defense attorney, Fran Watson, fought tirelessly to free this innocent man. Please click here for the full story.

Circle City News Commentary

Chiapas/Oaxaca/Guerrero/National: Criminalization of Social Protest

During the teachers’ mobilizations in Chiapas. Photo: @Cuartoscuro

On Friday April 15, the teachers began a day of mobilizations across the country as part of a… 630 more words

Human Rights

Greed and the Civilized Society

Greed and the Civilized Society

By Apolinario Villalobos

Transforming from the practices of various barbarian societies, the execution of justice based on actual commitment of misdeed, has evolved into one that has become founded on supposedly intelligent reasons and fairness, hence, the symbol of the Lady Justice as a blindfolded woman holding a perfectly- balanced scale. 333 more words

Apolinario Villalobos

Second Chance 2.0 Based on Myths and Falsehoods

Connecticut has long been known as the land of second chances. I am often asked, while conversing with Massachusetts’ defense attorneys, whether the countless prison diversionary programs Connecticut offers to lawbreakers are reality or just an old folktale. 810 more words

Bail Bondsman

Chiapas: Day of Action for the Liberation of Alejandro Diaz Santiz and Political Prisoners

During the cultural event in Plaza de la Resistencia y la Paz in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas. Photo: @Work Group “No estamos todxs” 674 more words

Human Rights