Tag Archives: American Justice System

J20 Defendants Face A Miscarriage of Justice

These blanket charges are nothing more than—and nothing short of—an attack on the rights to free speech and protest, rights that are crucial to a successful democracy.

DN! “Philando Can Be Any of Us”: Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing

When the justice system does not work. Police accountability.

Peter Van Buren> Homeland Insecurity> Seven Years, Untold Dollars to Silence One Man

Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, If the Government Does It, It’s “Legal” Posted by Peter Van Buren at 8:22am, May 9, 2013 Indefinite detention of the innocent and guilty alike, without any hope of charges, trial, or release: this is now the American way.  Most Americans, however, may not care to take that in, not even when the indefinitely […]

Rules of American justice: a tale of three cases

Rules of American justice: a tale of three cases BY GLENN GREENWALD   TUESDAY, JAN 24, 2012   Salon.com John Kiriakou and Jose Padilla  (Credit: ABC/AP) Developments in three legal cases, just from the last 24 hours, potently illuminate the Rules of American Justice. First, the Justice Department yesterday charged a former CIA agent, John Kiriakou, with four felony […]