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Chicago Releases ‘Chilling’ Video Of Cop Shooting Teen 16 Times


The Cook County state’s attorney said the officer “was on the scene less than 30 seconds” before opening fire on Laquan McDonald, 17.


Race for Football


Football has, in the last year been taken from its comfort zone on racism and anti-Semitism to be forced to acknowledge that these evils have not been eradicated from football …

‘Viscous, xenophobic & racist’ hate speech case against Katie Hopkins referred to ICC


A UK law society has stepped up its pursuit of the Sun and its ‘Nazi propaganda’ spouting columnist Katie Hopkins over alleged anti-migrant hate speech, referring both to a powerful …

Society of Black Lawyers takes Hopkins, Murdoch, and LBC to the International Criminal Court

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Freedom of speech is not a shield to be used at the expense of the rights of others, says lawyers group
The Society of Black Lawyers (SBL) has increased the pressure …

Legal Futures 2016

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We are pleased to announce that LEGAL FUTURES 2016 will be delivered in partnership with Urban Lawyers.  The SBL’s national conference for ethnic minority law students.
Urban Lawyers is a leading …

Police brutality in the U.S. & U.K.

In mid April, 2014, CNS News reported the U.S. State Department’s evaluation of Malaysia’s human rights record “identified problem areas including abuses by security forces and restrictions of freedom of …

Seminar on children in conflict zones


The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela


Lawyer files $100 million U.S. lawsuit against Solicitors Regulation Authority

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Sean Mireskandari, the London-based solicitor who previously represented the former Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), Tarique Ghaffur, in his race discrimination claim against the former MPS Commissioner, …