Civil Rights Lawyer. Former President & Director-Counsel of LDF (NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund). Sr Fellow, Ford Foundation. Tweets are my own.
In 2020, the Department of Justice sued the state for running prisons that were “riddled” with violence. Since then, things have got worse.newyorker.com
Jeremy Bertino, a top lieutenant to Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio, is set to plead guilty to seditious conspiracy on Thursday, he told a federal judge in court.cnn.com
Alabama prisoners are refusing to work in protest of skewed sentencing standards, abusive conditions, and more.rollingstone.com
On the day the Capitol was attacked, 139 Republicans in the House voted to dispute the Electoral College count. This is how they got there.nytimes.com
Videos provided exclusively to The Post show that police fired at least 40 nonlethal munitions at soccer fans in Kanjuruhan stadium, leading to panic.washingtonpost.com
A Republican-appointed federal appeals court judge is calling a decision by a fellow conservative jurist on his court to boycott the hiring of law clerks from Yale Law School "regrettable" and is...reuters.com
In Merrill v Milligan, the court will decide whether Alabama’s new congressional map violates the Voting Rights Acttheguardian.com