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Race and Poverty

March 30, 2015
A white mob of more than 500 people attacked Filipino farmworkers and their property on January 19, 1930, after Filipino men were seen dancing with...
March 21, 2015
EJI celebrates Serena Williams' triumphant return to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells this week, where she advanced to the semi-finals but then...

Children in Prison

March 23, 2015
The United States Supreme Court today granted Henry Montgomery's request for review of Louisiana's decision to deny retroactive application of the...
March 21, 2015
EJI celebrates Serena Williams' triumphant return to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells this week, where she advanced to the semi-finals but then...
March 19, 2015
The Florida Supreme Court today unanimously held that the United States Supreme Court's decision barring mandatory death-in-prison sentences for...

Mass Incarceration

March 21, 2015
EJI celebrates Serena Williams' triumphant return to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells this week, where she advanced to the semi-finals but then...
March 9, 2015
Addressing some 40,000 people gathered in Selma, Alabama, on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," President Obama...
March 6, 2015
Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday said his Justice Department's investigation into the police and courts in Ferguson, Missouri, revealed...

Death Penalty

March 25, 2015
The State Bar of Texas has filed a disciplinary petition against the county prosecutor whose misconduct likely caused the State of Texas to...
March 21, 2015
EJI celebrates Serena Williams' triumphant return to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells this week, where she advanced to the semi-finals but then...