Tag Archives: Ohio

Municipal Violations, Debtors’ Prisons, For-Profit Probation Companies…and a John Oliver Video

By Elaine Magliaro Two years ago, I wrote a column for Res Ipsa Loquitor on the subject of debtors’ prisons in the United States. In that posting, I told about a 2010 report published by the America Civil Liberties Union … Continue reading

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UPDATE in the Case of Tamir Rice: The City of Cleveland Claims That the Twelve-Year-Old’s Death Was Caused by His Own Actions

By Elaine Magliaro Eric Helsig (Northeast Media Group) reported yesterday that the city of Cleveland had responded to a lawsuit filed by Tamir Rice’s family “with several defenses, including that the 12-year-old died and his family members suffered because of … Continue reading

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Regarding the Killing of John Crawford III in a Wal-Mart Store in Ohio: Should the Police Officer Who Shot Him Have Been Indicted?

By Elaine Magliaro Previously, I wrote a post titled The Killings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and John Crawford III: It’s Not about Race…It’s Never about Race!. John Crawford III, an African American, was shot and killed by a white police … Continue reading

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The Killings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and John Crawford III: It’s Not about Race…It’s Never about Race!

By Elaine Magliaro Back in March of 2012, Charles Pierce wrote a post for his Esquire Politics Blog about the death of Trayvon Martin and the people who came out in support of his killer, George Zimmerman. In his piece … Continue reading

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