Ava DuVernay and Netflix sued by Central Park 5 prosecutor

Linda Fairstein, the New York City lawyer who prosecuted five innocent men now known as the Exonerated 5 (formerly the Central Park 5), is suing Netflix and director Ava DuVernay because she believes she was portrayed in a “false and defamatory manner,” according to TMZ. The news outlet also states that Fairstein warned DuVernay prior […]

Attorney Keith Lamar shares his winning philosophy rooted in humility

Since leaving the Fulton County Office of the District Attorney having served as one of its youngest Deputy Attorneys ever, Keith Lamar established his own practice — the Law Offices of Keith Lamar Jr. Career-defining moves are nothing new to the Morehouse College graduate, who currently serves the community as a personal injury and criminal […]

Prosecutor says legal experiences made a ‘Black man’ out of him

The American criminal justice system is often seen as a living, breathing monstrosity that devours people of color. The Guardian conducted a startling, provocative interview with Paul Butler, a criminal prosecutor who just released his second book, Chokehold: Policing Black Men, which is described as “a renegade prosecutor’s radical thoughts on how to disrupt the system.” In […]

Sam DuBose update: Praise for the swift action of the Cincinnati prosecutor

Now that the body camera video of former police officer Ray Tensing killing unarmed Black man Sam Dubose has been released, many are hailing the swift action of prosecutor Joe Deters. Deters’ efforts were able to bring an indictment of murder for Ray Tensing by the grand jury. “It was so unnecessary for this to […]

White Detroit prosecutor resigns after instructing on Facebook to ‘shoot’ Baltimore protesters

An assistant Wayne County (Detroit) prosecutor, Teana Walsh, resigned on Friday, May 1, 2015 after posting an inflammatory message about Baltimore demonstrators protesting the death of Freddie Gray on Facebook this past Monday, April 27. Cliff Woodards II, a criminal defense attorney from Southfield, Michigan, took a screenshot of the now deleted post that read: “Solution,” she […]

Meet Marilyn Mosby, chief prosecutor in Freddie Gray case

Marilyn Mosby has barely been in office four months and already she has a case that has received national attention. Mosby is the Baltimore State’s Attorney who will be prosecuting the six officers involved in the death of unarmed Black male Freddie Gray. Gray died in police custody in circumstances that have now been ruled a […]

Shocking revelation about Ferguson prosecutor McCulloch

The organization is called Backstoppers, but by the sound of it, a person would be hard pressed to know what it the name means. But looking at its website at backstoppers.org reveals it is a police and first responder charitable organization. According to the website, it helps among others, police officers in crisis often with […]

Trinidad James won’t face charges

Trinidad James was arrested in Batesville, Mississippi this past weekend after he was allegedly caught smoking marijuana in a hotel room. Despite the incident at the Batesville Holiday Inn, it appears that the Atlanta rapper won’t have to worry about the repercussions.

Detroit Man Loses $1.5 Million in Stolen Bank of America Funds

Detroit – We should all be as lucky as Ronald Page who hit a wind fall at Bank of America when the banking institution accidentally changed the status on his account allowing him to make unlimited ATM cash overdraft withdrawals. The 55-year-old Page, took advantage of what should have been a God send, and over […]