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July 18, 2019

Navajo DAPL Water Protector Shot in Face Sues North Dakota Law Enforcement

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NORTH DAKOTA – Marcus Mitchell, now 24-years-old, a Navajo tribal member, has filed a federal lawsuit against several North Dakota law enforcement agencies after being subjected to excessive violence while peacefully protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in January 2017. “This case is not just about one person, but all indigenous people to preserve and protect...
July 15, 2019

Solitary Confinement Caused “Complete Mental and Physical Collapse” of Man in Virginia Prison, Lawsuit Contends

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Solitary Watch

July 10, 2019

Transgender inmate free after ‘tooth and nail’ prison battle — vows to fight ‘for everyone that was done like me’

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Chicago Sun-Times

July 9, 2019

Illinois Transgender Inmate in Legal Battle Over Abuse Freed

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The New York Times

July 9, 2019

Prison Breakouts a Result of ‘Mass Incarceration,’ Mississippi Orgs Say

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Jackson Free Press

July 9, 2019

Civil rights groups: Escapes part of a broken Mississippi prison system

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Clarion Ledger

July 9, 2019

Transgender Woman Released From Illinois Prison After Long Battle

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WBEZ

July 8, 2019

Mother Sues Staff at Virginia’s Red Onion State Prison After Son Placed in ‘Inhumane’ Solitary Confinement for over 600 Days

Press Release
VIRGINIA – The Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center and the law firm of Williams & Connolly, LLP, filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) on behalf of a prisoner who was held in solitary confinement in Red Onion State prison for over 600 days. As a result of the...
June 28, 2019

Cook County judge weighs whether cops’ photos are public record

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Injustice Watch

June 28, 2019

Supreme Court in transition: Conservatives ascendant but Roberts, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh prove unpredictable

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USA Today