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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Britain Hails Conviction Of Radical Muslim Preacher In Manhattan

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times LONDON — The British government Tuesday praised the terrorism conviction in New York of a radical Muslim cleric it spent a decade trying to expel to the U.S. for prosecution and vowed to prevent such drawn-out extraditions from happening again. Abu Hamza al-Masri faces life in prison after being found […]

May 20, 2014

Will Another Innocent Person Be Executed?

One of the founding principles of the U.S. judicial system is that people are innocent until proven guilty. The controversial Troy Davis case in Georgia, however, has caused many to doubt whether the system is truly fair. Davis was convicted in 1991 of murdering a Savannah police officer in 1989, but the verdict has drawn […]

September 7, 2011

Katrina Shooting Victims Get Insufficient Justice

Five New Orleans police officers have been found guilty of covering up shootings on the Danziger Bridge that killed two men in the days following Hurricane Katrina. However, in this case, the cover-up was considered worse than the crime: The jury did not find the officers guilty of murder. The jury found Friday that the […]

August 8, 2011