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Eric Holder’s legacy stretches from Guantanamo to Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder strode in to a raucously triumphant welcome at Justice Department headquarters on cold, sunny February morning in 2009, less than a month after the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Hundreds of staffers packed the stairwells and hallways, cheering loudly as he made his way, as he called it, back home. This Read More…

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Police admit failure to get timely medical care for Freddie Gray

Freddie Gray did not get timely medical care after he was arrested and was not buckled into a seat belt while being transported in a police van, Baltimore police said Friday. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts told reporters there are no excuses for the fact that Gray was not buckled in as he was transported to Read More…

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Parents of Michael Brown sue city of Ferguson

The family of Michael Brown has filed a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson under Missouri’s “wrongful death statute,” family attorney Benjamin Crump said in a statement Thursday. The suit seeks $75,000 in damages, in addition to attorney fees. Brown’s parents attended a news conference in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse after Read More…