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Bridge: D.C. cardinal pours praise on the press

Hastings Tribune 16 Oct 2021
In his address, he poured praise on America’s mainstream press, especially journalists who — during this “anxious time” — have openly pushed for change on issues linked to racism and social justice ... Only 7% of American adults reported having “a great deal of trust in the ...
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Week Ahead in Energy and Environment: Oct. 18, 2021

Reuters 16 Oct 2021
Law firms. Covington & Burling LLP. See all. The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article ... Monday, Oct. 18. 9.30 a.m. - The American Petroleum Institute will the 9th U.S ... The case is Environment Defense Center v ... Department of Justice. For American Petroleum Institute ... 19 ... 21 ... Department of Justice.
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Biden White House weighs executive orders for police reform amid Floyd bill collapse in Congress

The Grio 16 Oct 2021
High-ranking sources tell theGrio that presidential executive orders were the topic of conversation in a previously unknown meeting between the Biden team, civil rights lawyers and families of slain Black Americans ... Department of Justice can “direct U.S ... “The American ...
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Advisory panel endorses redistricting maps for New Mexico

Herald-Standard 16 Oct 2021
The committee also endorsed a plan brokered by committee chairman and former state Supreme Court Justice Edward Chávez that would boost Native American representation in the state's 3rd Congressional District to nearly 20% of the voting-age population ... no Native American members.
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New study reveals the group that was crucial in toppling Trump in 2020

Raw Story 16 Oct 2021
A National Call for Moral Revival (PPC.NCMR); the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice; and Repairers of the Breach, the study shows that of the 168 million Americans who cast ballots last year, 59 million, or 35%, had an estimated annual household income of less than $50,000, classifying them as poor or low-income.
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New congressional maps unveiled ahead of fall veto session

The News-Gazette 16 Oct 2021
In addition, a group of Black leaders from Chicago called Illinois African Americans for Equitable Redistricting recently asked the Justice Department to conduct a civil rights investigation into the policies and practices that led to the maps, which they argue dilutes Black voting power.
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Illinois Democrats unveil congressional map ahead of fall veto session

The News-Gazette 16 Oct 2021
In addition, a group of Black leaders from Chicago called Illinois African Americans for Equitable Redistricting recently asked the Justice Department to conduct a civil rights investigation into the policies and practices that led to the maps, which they argue dilutes Black voting power.
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New congressional maps unveiled by Illinois legislators ahead of fall veto session

Daily Review Atlas 16 Oct 2021
In addition, a group of Black leaders from Chicago called Illinois African Americans for Equitable Redistricting recently asked the Justice Department to conduct a into the policies and practices that led to the maps, which they argue dilutes Black voting power.
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Joe Manchin, America's climate decider-in-chief, is a coal baron

Democratic Underground 16 Oct 2021
It’s also because the two parties litigating the case and the broader public could not have faith that justice had been done by a judge with such a conflict. Why shouldn’t a similar standard apply to the American public’s faith in government policy, especially when what’s at stake ...
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US Supreme Court to hear cases in new term, testing its credibility

Jewish Herald Voice 15 Oct 2021
“The highly charged docket will test the leadership of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., who lost his position at the court’s ideological center with the arrival last fall of Justice Amy Comey Barrett,” wrote Adam Liptak in the New York Times ... As American Jews, justice is sacred. “Justice, justice thou shall pursue,” is imparted in Deuteronomy 16.20.
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Biden's Supreme Court commission 'divided' on adding justices but warns of 'considerable' risk

Yahoo Daily News 15 Oct 2021
"Instead of waiting another month for the commission to finalize its research paper, President Biden should immediately announce a concrete plan to defend his agenda and Americans’ fundamental rights from the right wing justices' assault," said Sarah Lipton-Lubet, executive director of Take Back the Court, which favors an expansion.
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The Transformative Justice Coalition (TJC) Hosts Historic Remembering Ahmaud Arbery - Week of Action

Johnson City Press 15 Oct 2021
15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --�The Transformative Justice Coalition (TJC) founded by Barbara Arnwine, Esq ... Mamie Till Mobley had an open-casket viewing of her 14 year old son's body and spent her lifetime seeking justice for Emmitt Till ... "AMERICAN JUSTICE ON TRIAL". Who.�Transformative Justice Coalition,�Barbara Arnwine, Esq.
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Why I went to jail on Oct. 5

Nashville Pride 15 Oct 2021
They want to stop progress that millions of Americans voted for when we put President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in the White House—and mobilized to elect Georgia Sens ... It called on Americans to live up to their own ideals as well as to the promises in our founding documents.
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Death penalty can express society's outrage – but biases often taint the verdict

Eagle-Tribune 15 Oct 2021
Social scientists talk about this phenomenon when they explain that implicit biases or unconscious negative attitudes affect criminal justice outcomes, particularly for Black Americans ... The more white Americans learn that Black Americans are over-represented in the criminal justice system, the more they may seek increasingly punitive policies.
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