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The ouster of the commissioner's son for tweeting about Jews, blacks and "Obama lovers" highlights diversity issues.
by Vincent Southerland onFebruary 28, 2013
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by Lynette Holloway onFebruary 25, 2013
The prosecutor said, "You've got African Americans, you've got Hispanics, you've got a bag full of money. Doesn't that tell you -- a lightbulb doesn't go off in your head and say, 'This is a drug deal'?"
by Kenneth W. Mack onApril 6, 2012
The justice was given the difficult task of representing his race, a challenge created 50 years ago.
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The erosion of Miranda in Berghuis v. Thompkins reflects our legal system's sharp tilt in favor of the prosecution.
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October 6, 2009
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