Tag Archives: Justice

HBO’s Sex Crimes Unit: everyone deserves justice for rape

TweetThe HBO documentary Sex Crimes Unit premiered this month recounting the history of the Manhattan sex crimes unit. The Manhattan sex crimes unit, the first such unit in the country, was established in 1974 with longtime Manhattan District Attorney Richard Morgenthau at the helm. In 1970, prior to the creation of the sex crimes unit, [...]
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WI Supreme Court Justice accused of assaulting a female colleague

TweetWow. David Prosser, a conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice and cheerleader for Gov. Walker’s anti-union efforts, has been accused of physically assaulting his colleague Justice Ann Walsh Bradley during a recent argument. TPM reports: New details are emerging in this weekend’s story that Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser — a member of the court’s [...]
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What do you mean when you say justice?

TweetI do not know how bad a life has to break in order to kill. I’ve never been so hungry that i willed hunger, Never so angry as to want a gun over a pen. -Suheir Hammad, First Writing Since I realized something Sunday night when the news of Osama bin Laden’s assassination broke and [...]
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Kiran Bedi on unorthodox approaches to justice

TweetHere’s another one of my favorite talks from last week’s TEDWomen. Kiran Bedi managed one of the country’s toughest prisons before becoming Director General of the Indian Police Service. She’s an incredible trailblazer and an advocate for the power of meditation and education. Tweet
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Justice for Hurricane Katrina Victims

TweetNot that you’d know it from the recent news cycle, but Hurricane Katrina affected more than just George Bush and Kanye West. While the Hurricane may have provided an opportunity for these two wealthy men to discuss who does or does not care about black people, or what their political and social legacies will be, [...]
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