Posted in Justice

Rittenhouse verdict flies in the face of legal standards for self-defense

Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all charges. Sean Krajacic – Pool/Getty Images by  Ronald Sullivan, Harvard Law School November 19, 2021 In a two-week trial that reignited debate over self-defense laws across the nation, a…

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Posted in Black Lives Matter Common Dreams News Racism White Privilege

Outrage grows over police treatment of alleged Kenosha killer Kyle Rittenhouse compared to shooting victim Jacob Blake

In the streets and on social media, anger and questions about systemic racism and white privilege abound in the wake of Kenosha shootings. by Brett Wilkins, staff writer Thursday, August 27 Anger and questions mounted on…

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Posted in Abuse of power Analysis The Conversation

Militias evaluate beliefs, action as President threatens soldiers in the streets

Constitutionalists say they fear – a forceful expansion of government power against its people. But most militia groups have been silent. To date, only a few have made any sort of public statement. Members of militia…

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