Criminal Justice System

In a trend that has increased over the years, the National Registry of Exonerations reported an astoundingly high amount of exonerations last year, chiefly among minorities.

While addressing the International Association of Chiefs of Police during an appearance in Chicago Tuesday, President Barack Obama declared that law enforcement often gets "scapegoated" for failures in society and the criminal justice system.

The discovery of racially coded notes taken by prosecutors during jury selection is forcing the Supreme Court to take a second look at this murder trial, The Washington Post reports.

Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal is in intensive care for treatment of diabetes and is “not doing well,” his family said Tuesday,…

A judge in Sandy Springs, Ga. last week sentenced a sanitation worker to 30 days behind bars for, well, starting work too early, according to…

A  Mississippi Republican judge has been indicted on an assault charge after striking a mentally disabled man and hurling racial slurs at him last spring…

Fresh off of her success from ‘Selma,’ director Ava DuVernay is on to her next project. It’s reported that the Los Angeles-bred director will direct…

When it comes to issues concerning race in America, the country isn’t only divided racially, but politically as well. A new poll released by Washington…

Defense Attorney Robbin Shipp joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss her new book “Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the…

On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured) announced tthe Justice Department’s aims in collecting data on stops and arrests in order to combat racial bias…