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Dylann Roof Allowed to Defend Himself in Federal Trial for Charleston Massacre

Despite reservations, the presiding judge permitted Roof to be his own attorney three days after he was ruled mentally competent to stand trial for the killing of nine Black civilians in 2015.

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From Support to Horror, The World Reacts to Nate Parker's Resurrected Sexual Assault Case

Revived focus on a 17-year-old sexual assault case involving Parker and his “The Birth of a Nation” co-writer Jean Celestin—and the revelation that their accuser took her own life in 2012—has initiated a public conversation about rape and race.

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Charges Dropped Against 3 Remaining Officers Involved in Freddie Gray's Death

It looks like no Baltimore officers will be held accountable for Gray’s death following his time in police custody.

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Freddie Gray Murder Trial Begins for Officer Caesar Goodson

He is the only officer charged with murder for Gray’s death.

Ex-Philadelphia Cops Acquitted In 2013 Beating

Sean McKnight and Kevin Robinson faced charges for aggravated assault and falsely prosecuting Najee Rivera.

Trial Continues for NYPD Officer Charged With Killing Unarmed Man

Officer Peter Liang was charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting Akai Gurley in a Brooklyn public housing building in 2014. His trial began on Monday.

Jury Deliberation Begins in Renisha McBride Trial

Closing arguments wrapped today

Renisha McBride Murder Trial Begins Today

McBride’s murder has drawn attention for similarities to Trayvon Martin’s