Tag Archives: Vigilante Justice

Steve Russell : Questions of Law in the Shooting of Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin’s parents Tracy Martin, left, and Sybrina Fulton, at the Million Hoodie March in Union Square, New York, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Photo from AP / Shakesville.From a lifetime in criminal justice:Questions of law raised bythe shooting of Trayvon … finish reading Steve Russell : Questions of Law in the Shooting of Trayvon Martin

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Jay D. Jurie : Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Shortcut

Travon Martin, 17, played for his high school football team.Walking while black:Trayvon Martin’s fatal shortcut By Jay D. Jurie | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2012 SANFORD, Florida — During the intermission of the NBA All-Star Game on February … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Trayvon Martin’s Fatal Shortcut

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scott crow : White Vigilantes and the Battle of Algiers

One of numerous looter signs posted by white vigilantes in the small Algiers Point Neighborhood after Hurricane Katrina.Battle of Algiers:White vigilantes and the policein Katrina’s aftermath By scott crow / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2010 “…within the war … finish reading scott crow : White Vigilantes and the Battle of Algiers

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FILM / ‘Harry Brown’ : Shallow Pastiche Mirrors the News

Michael Caine in Harry Brown.What is Harry Brown trying to tell us? It thrills and titillates without any socially redeeming value. It blames the kids on the streets for the drug war and ignores the manufacturing of violence happening in … finish reading FILM / ‘Harry Brown’ : Shallow Pastiche Mirrors the News

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Security Tapes Shoot Blanks : Oklahoma City Bombing Revisited

Screen grab from security video after the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995 shows people moving through nearby building. Photo from the FBI via The Oklahoman / AP.Gaps in security tapes:Revisiting the Oklahoma … finish reading Security Tapes Shoot Blanks : Oklahoma City Bombing Revisited

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Post-Katrina Vigilante Rampage : The Untold Story

Edna Glover holds a portrait of her son, whose remains were found behind a police station in New Orleans after Katrina. Photo by Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun / The Nation. ‘After the storm, White vigilantes roamed Algiers Point shooting … finish reading Post-Katrina Vigilante Rampage : The Untold Story

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