BOSTON (AP) — Black and Latino defendants in Massachusetts are more likely than white defendants to be locked up for drug and weapons offenses and get longer sentences than white people sent to prison for similar crimes, researchers at Harvard Law School said in a report released Wednesday. In a yearslong study sought by the […]

If you haven’t been paying attention to the courts, you may not have noticed but Roland Martin points out that Republicans make elections about the courts. “They want to pack the federal bench with these young 35-40 year old right wing judges” he explains, that way they’ll control the courts for the next 50 years. Kristen […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears troubled by the actions of a Georgia prosecutor in disqualifying all the black prospective jurors from the death penalty trial of a black teenager who was accused of killing an elderly white woman. At least six of the nine justices indicated during arguments Monday that black people were […]

They may be more glamorous, flamboyant personalities but Wendy Williams and Queen Latifah don’t rule the daytime yet. The woman who does? Judge Judy, who is number one in daytime for the past four years with her syndicated self-titled show and her highly sensitive B.S. detector. Judy Sheindlin, now 71, a former Family Court judge in […]