justice Archive

Double Life Sentences Suspended For Jamie and Gladys Scott!

Back in April 2009 I blogged about two sisters serving life sentences in Mississippi for a crime they did not commit. Thousands of us concerned bloggers and citizens wrote letters to Governor Haley Barbour of Mississippi, signed petitions, alerted the media, and shared this

Liberty And Justice For All?

On August 17th 2009 The Supreme Court mandated a new evidentiary hearing in the case of Troy Anthony Davis. What this means is after sitting on death row for 18 years (and coming within hours of execution), Troy Davis will have the opportunity to

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a United States holiday marking the birthdate of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., observed on the third Monday of January each year, around the time of King’s birthday, January 15. It is one of four United States

The News Reeks with Stories of Britney Spears and OJ Simpson, What About Jena Six

No matter what channel you turn to we are bombarded with the latest developments in the new bizarre OJ Simpson case. We are informed of the most intimate details of Britney Spears’ divorce and career troubles….but no news on what is going on concerning

Justice for the Jena Six

“There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.” —Charles de Montesquieu A “white tree” at a high school… Nooses hanging from a “white tree” in protest of Black students sitting under