Justice Department attorneys investigating Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio for civil rights violations, are giving his lawyers until next Tuesday to turn over requested documents.
Although the encounter had been months in the making, actor Danny Glover's visit August 8 with Cuban Five Prisoner Gerardo Hernandez at the Victorville, California, maximum security federal prison came at just the right time.
According to a report released Thursday, July 28, by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, the state's eight juvenile detention centers have "serious deficiencies."
The House of Representatives may take action this week to drastically reduce inequality in sentencing between crack and powder cocaine users.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. - At Chuco's Justice Center here, more than 50 people met this week to discuss the next steps in the movement for justice for Oscar Grant III.
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth presented "The Struggle for Justice in the Coalfields of Central Appalachia and Colombia" at the U.S. Social Forum.
Leaders from core components of the diverse coalition that elected President Obama declared here today that "it's time for us to do it again" to win jobs and justice.
Enforcement of employment, disability rights and other anti-discrimination laws have been stepped up.
Alameda County elected officials, law enforcement officials, community organizations and current and former inmates came together April 22, to consider how best to help former prisoners.
The Senate, by voice vote March 17, passed legislation that would reduce the crack/cocaine sentencing disparity.