Justice

  • “This is no way to run a justice system”: Detroit nonprofit works toward a future without bail

    Stateside’s conversation with Amanda Alexander, founder and executive director of the Detroit Justice Center, and Rasha Almulaiki, a bail “disruptor”…

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  • Michigan Civil Rights Commission will ignore AG opinion on LGBTQ issue

    Michigan Civil Rights Commission says it will continue to include LGBTQ people as a group protected under anti-discrimination law, no…

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  • Redistricting ballot proposal headed to state Supreme Court this week

    The measure would create a commission of Republicans, Democrats and Independents to draw the state’s legislative district lines.

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  • Protesters “occupy,” briefly shut down Detroit ICE office

    “We’re going to be in the street fighting, at the border shutting down the detention camps,….”

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  • History gets a conservative twist in Michigan social studies standards

    The d-word in “core democratic values” pertains to America’s system of democracy, not to the Democratic Party.

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  • Asian Americans and the food justice movement in metro-Detroit

    Adding complexity, making connections.

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  • Detroit is violent. But is constant video surveillance the answer?

    The discussion is expected to be long, heated and spill over into next year.

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  • Detroit leaders: We’re “making progress” on violent crime

    Detroit’s own preliminary data show the city logged 267 criminal homicides in 2017.

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  • Iraqi nationals challenging deportation win key ruling

    The government must release detainees who don’t get a bond hearing by Feb. 2.

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  • Raped and left on the road, she said #MeToo. Jurors said ‘No, not you.’

    For every A-list actress or Olympic gold medalist who has bravely come forward to say “Me, too,” there are many…

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