The federal civil rights lawsuit accuses Texas officials of deliberately disregarding Bland’s constitutional rights and causing her injury and death.
The Department of Justice released a report Friday concluding Missouri’s St. Louis County Family Court system discriminates against Black juveniles, routinely violating their constitutional rights as they navigate the court system.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris will review whether the front group behind the Planned Parenthood attack videos violated any laws in making the deceitful recordings.
In cases of rape, the “he said, she said” dilemma has outgrown the realm of legitimate legal query, and has instead come to justify the systemic failure of police and prosecutors nationwide to properly process forensic evidence that could lead to more sexual assault convictions, and also to identifying serial rapists who otherwise remain at large.
Trans prisoners continue to be housed in facilities with the opposite gender, resulting in discrimination, trauma, and rape.
Employers intentionally misclassified workers to avoid federal labor protections, according to a settlement reached between 16 companies and the Department of Labor.
Banning transgender employees from using restrooms consistent with their gender identities violates federal civil rights laws, an agency ruled.
The law enforcement system has been constructed to treat us like sub-human suspects. For some people this comes as a surprise. For others, it is simply reality.
The Department of Justice announced Wednesday the findings of its two civil rights investigations related to the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri last August.
Republican leadership is reportedly not going to block the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be the first Black female attorney general—but some right-wing lawmakers really, really wish they would.