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November 25, 2015

The Missouri Supreme Court yesterday threw out the first-degree murder conviction and death sentence of Reggie Clemons, who was sentenced to death in St. Louis as an accomplice to a 1991 murder of...

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November 24, 2015

The Cook County State’s Attorney today charged Officer Jason Van Dyke with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

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November 24, 2015

Last night in Minneapolis, five peaceful protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement were shot by armed assailants who protesters believe to be white supremacists. Black Lives Matter protesters...

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November 21, 2015

Following Saturday’s run-off election in Louisiana, Jasmine Heiss, Amnesty International USA’s Senior Campaigner for Individuals at Risk, released the following statement:

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