Archive for the ‘Civil Rights’ Category

“The Guardian” Publishes Index of Killings by Police

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

For a look at the number, location, and race of persons killed in encounters with police “The Guardian” maintains an interactive index. Access it at The Counted.

To members of the Georgia General Assembly

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Introduce legislation to remove the grand jury and the local prosecutor from investigations of police misconduct.

In recent months, the role of the prosecutor and the grand jury system has come under intense scrutiny. The failure of grand juries to indict police officers has raised significant questions about the ability of local prosecutors to remain impartial in cases involving local law enforcement in the same jurisdiction.

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