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A Cleveland man had two pieces of tape placed over his mouth during his sentencing on Tuesday, after the judged warned him to stop talking. Franklyn Williams was convicted of three armed robberies during his trial, but he reportedly had a lot to say about the matter as Judge John Russo tried to speak. According to the Daily Mail, Williams […]

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Brianna Brochu, Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe, Connecticut, Court, Featured, Hartford, News, Opinion, Sentence, Video -

This week, 18-year-old Brianna Brochu learned white privilege has its perks, particularly when it comes to the criminal justice system. Monday, the former University of Hartford student — who was notoriously accused of harassing her Black roommate by smearing bodily fluids on the girl’s backpack and tampering with other items — received a special form […]

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U.S. Court ruled against legal battle that accuses U.S. companies of providing software and machinery […]

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Thomas Thorpe of Florida launches a racist rant against his African-American public defender. Video by […]

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Anita McNeil, Appeal, Court, Georgia, Jail, John McNeil, Murder, NAACP, News, Prison, Self Defense, Stand Your Ground, Supreme Court, William Barber, Wilson -

John McNeil has been in prison for five and half years after being found guilty on murder charges....

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Bond Hearings, Court, Florida, George Zimmerman, Mark O'Mara, News, Trayvon Martin, Trayvon Martin Case -

theGRIO REPORT - George Zimmerman, the man charged with second degree murder in the death of Trayvon Martin, will be able to shed the prison garb he has worn for the past several weeks and appear in civilian clothes...

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George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of second degree murder in the killing of Miami teenager Trayvon Martin reported back to jail in Seminole County, Florida, after a judge revoked his bond for misleading the court about his finances. According to a press release from the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, Zimmerman “was booked into […]

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