Nat’l Association of Black Journalists to host one day conference on law and justice issues

The National Association of Black Journalists will host a one day conference on law and justice Saturday, September 24th in Washington, D.C.

The National Association of Black Journalists will host a one day conference on legal affairs in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Read More

Rhonda Mims named Board Chair of The Executive Leadership Council

Rhonda Mims of Paul Hastings has been named Board Chair of The Executive Leadership Council. {Photo Credit: Michael Quain of Los Angeles}

Rhonda Mims the Managing Director of Corporate Responsibility for leading international law firm Paul Hastings has been named the board chair of The Executive Leadership Council. Read More

Thank You President Obama For Ending Solitary Confinement for Youth in Federal Prisons

Pres Obama tours the Residential Drug Abuse Prevention Unit at El Reno federal prison in Oklahoma {White House Photo by Pete Souza}

By Marcy Mistrett In a historic moment yesterday, President Obama used his executive authority to end the use of solitary confinement for youth in the federal prison system. This action is incredibly important to the … Read More

Hearing expected in the Freddie Gray case

A judge is expected to hear motions in the Freddie Gray case Wednesday, September 2. Six Baltimore Police officers were indicted in connection with Gray's in custody death.

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.
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Loretta Lynch confirmed as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee for Attorney General, could have her confirmation vote this week.

The United States Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as the 83rd United States Attorney General on Thursday by a vote of 56-43, Lynch will be the first African-American woman to hold the post. Read More