A judge in Baltimore is expected to hear preliminary motions in the Freddie Gray case on Wednesday.
In May, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced indictments against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray who died while in police custody. Read More
1963 was a landmark year in the struggle for civil rights in America. The killing of Medgar Evers and the 16th Street Church bombing served as stark reminders of the racial hatred that plagued the nation. The Birmingham Campaign and the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom were illustrations of the collective power of committed individuals to confront injustice. And one of the most important Supreme Court decisions in our history, Gideon v. Wainwright. Read More
United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. announced his intention to step down upon the nomination and confirmation of his successor on Thursday. Holder has served as the chief law enforcement officer of the … Read More
Michele L. Jawando has joined The Center for American Progress as Vice President of Legal Progress, the center’s legal policy program. In the new role Mrs. Jawando will be a part of the center’s senior staff. Read More
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association along with its President & Chief Executive Officer Joseph K. West will be honored by the Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association with the association’s Beacon of Diversity Award during BESLA’s upcoming conference in October. Read More