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November 18, 2019

Suit seeks to block prosecutor from excluding black jurors

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The Washington Post

November 18, 2019

Doug Evans sued for using race in jury selection

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APM Reports

November 18, 2019

Civil Rights Groups Sue Mississippi Prosecutor for Illegally Striking Black Jurors

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The Appeal

November 18, 2019

LDF and MacArthur Justice Center File Suit Challenging Mississippi District Attorney Doug Evans’ Rampant Discrimination Against Black Juror

Press Release
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) and the Roderick & Solange MacArthur Justice Center (MJC) filed a federal class action lawsuit today challenging District Attorney Doug Evans’ extreme racial discrimination against Black jurors in Mississippi’s 5th Circuit Court District. For the past quarter century, Evans’ office, which spans 7 counties, has employed...
November 15, 2019

Activist says St. Louis police are hiding data on race of drivers in city traffic stops

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

November 15, 2019

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November 13, 2019

Local Activist, Journalist Sues City and Other Municipalities After Being Denied Police Traffic Stop Data

Press Release
MISSOURI – Phillip Weeks, a local activist who runs the non-profit news site The Gram, has filed suit against the City of St. Louis for violating the state’s Sunshine Law by refusing to give him information about vehicle stops conducted by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD). “We know there are racial disparities in...
November 1, 2019

Medical Care for Trans Women in Illinois Prisons Is Cruel and Unusual Punishment

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Truthout

October 31, 2019

Muslim Inmate Challenges Prison TV Ban in Fourth Circuit

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Courthouse News

October 17, 2019

Prison workers under investigation for allegedly mocking transgender inmates in private Facebook groups

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CNN