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R. Kelly has had his request to be released amidst the coronavirus pandemic denied. The “Ignition” hitmaker was hoping he would be freed from jail as the virus spreads across the U.S. and the world. He argued his age and his hernia surgery put him at high risk of catching the virus. R. Kelly is…

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Meek Mill is feeling “extremely grateful” after his 12-year legal battle was ended on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. The “All Eyes on You” rapper pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge as part of a plea deal to end his decade-long legal dramas. Mill was given a new trial in July after allegations were made…

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Judge Penny Brown Reynolds is a nationally respected leader, bold visionary and highly dedicated public servant. As the first African American in Georgia’s history to serve as the governor’s attorney, she is dedicated to the fundamental principles of justice, equality, civic engagement and advocacy. Reynolds currently teaches law at her alma mater, Georgia State University,…

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In a landmark decision on Wednesday, July 16, U.S. District Court Judge Cormac Carney declared the death penalty in California unconstitutional. The ruling affects hundreds of inmates currently on death row who have endured long delays. The long delays are the root of the ruling, which called the California death penalty “dysfunctional” and “arbitrary.” Judge…

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A judge in Mississippi allegedly slapped a black man and called him the N-word. According to reports by the Clarion Ledger, Judge Bill Weisenberger struck the mentally challenged black man at a flea market. Eric Rivers, 20, would help vendors and customers load items to earn extra money at the market. Witnesses told authorities that Rivers…

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