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Criminal Justice

by Angela Helm, The Root Look at Kim Kardashian jumping in with tangible help for a black woman in trouble. According to reports, the famous-for-being-famous celeb has hired high powered Los Angeles criminal attorney Shawn Holley (who was on the same O.J. Simpson “dream team” as her late-father Robert Kardashian) to...
Radio personality Michael Adrian Davis put it plainly: “I just want to help in some way.” Davis was among those who answered the call to meet up Monday night (Nov. 20) at Bloomfield Baptist Church at 123 S. Parkway West. The summons of sort was issued by the church’s pastor, the...
By Cardell Orrin Before-and-after success stories work because they’re shorthand for transformation. So when former youth offenders took the stage during a youth voice portion of the recent University of Memphis Public Safety Institute “Breaking the Cycle of Delinquency” symposium, the audience was keen to hear from young people who...
The Rev. Ralph White got a call on Tuesday asking him to make his way to the Riverview Community Center for the vigil being planned that night for 10-year-old Richard Jordan II, who had been killed the day before during a drive-by shooting at the Airways-Ketchum intersection. White told the...
BY CATHERINE LUCEY and MEGHAN HOYER, Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary that reflects the nation's diversity. So far, 91 percent of Trump's nominees are...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police say they believe they have found the gun used to kill former NBA player Lorenzen Wright, whose body was found in a swampy field in Tennessee seven years ago. Memphis Police Department spokeswoman Karen Rudolph said Thursday that the gun was found in a lake...
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In Part I of his interview with Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael, TSD Publisher Bernal E. Smith II engages in an exchange that details Michael’s background, reveals his reasons for pursuing the position, probes into the move to get out from under Department of Justice oversight and...
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In Part I of his interview with Shelby County Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael, TSD Publisher Bernal E. Smith II engages in an exchange that details Michael's background, reveals his reasons for pursuing the position, probes into the move to get out from under Department of Justice oversight and...