Contending with the race problem

Race continues to be an issue that the Courts must contend with. There is some research that suggests that persons of one race may have more difficulty in identifying persons of a race other than thei…

Courts dealing with jurors and race

 
The United States Supreme Court in 1986 in a case called Batson v. Kentucky held that it was a violation of a potential juror’s right to equal protection of the law for a lawyer to strike that …

Police force and violence

In Missouri this week law enforcement officers lobbed tear gas canisters and shot rubber bullets at enraged protesters after police shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in suburban…