Facebook Watch is making its first foray into the true-crime genre, reaching an agreement with Law & Crime Productions for two exclusive series. Law & Crime Productions is the production arm of Law & Crime Network, which provides round-the-clock trial coverage and analysis. The network was founded by ABC News chief legal correspondent Dan Abrams,
A disparity in so-called namesake laws represents a national trend: White crime victims are much more likely to get crime bills named after them than black victims.
Trump signed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act in November 2019, banning several specific kinds of animal cruelty and torture.
Black Georgia lawmakers say they will push for a state hate crimes law after a white 16-year-old girl was accused of plotting to attack black churchgoers
Like George Orwell’s “newspeak” from his brilliant novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four,” the left has exchanged words and phrases they use in the public debate. They hope the euphemistic changes will better sell their ideas than the tired old ones. For example, liberals became progressives, global warming became climate change, quid pro
A bipartisan bill that makes animal cruelty a federal crime has passed Congress, and the president signed it into law on Monday.
Whatever happened to the Republicans as the “party of law and order”? True, Richard Nixon, who first branded the party that way, was lying when he famously said, “I am not a crook.” Both Watergate and the Iran-Contra scandal rank among the most notorious examples of executive branch lawlessness in our nation’s history. But through [
Germany's justice minister Christine Lambrecht said she was 'ashamed that Jews no longer feel safe' and would put in place heavier sentences for anti-Semitic hate crimes.
ALBANY ― Police across the state will soon receive special training to help departments and municipalities better recognize and respond to hate crimes. A new measure signed into law Monday by Gov. Cuomo establishes a statewide hate crimes recognition training program for local law enforcement.
We need to see a culture shift within the whole justice system, so that supporting victims stops being an optional guideline and becomes a legally enforceable right
Although a 16-year-old white high school student was accused of plotting an attack on a historically black church in Georgia, she does not face hate crime charges because of the state she was accused in. Georgia, along with Arkansas, South Carolina and Wyoming are the only states that don’t recognize hate crimes in their legal codes, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.