The fact that we have a black president in America does not mean we live in a “post-racial” America. It is, however, my ardent hope that Ferguson will teach us, as an American family, something life changing: that stereotypes, and fear of one another, can be deadly. History has proved this with slavery, the Holocaust, ethnic cleansing and war.
“I wasn’t looking at him. I just, like, racked it [loaded the gun], expecting another hit, and I put my gun up and fired,” Wilson said. He then exited the vehicle. When Stephanopoulos asked why, he answered, “My job isn’t to just sit and wait. I have to see where this guy goes.”
The Root Live experts say, yes, it’s important to follow your dream, but not into debt
It’s not every day that a group of top Hollywood attorneys defect from one Los Angeles legal giant to another. When top dealmakers Joseph Calabrese and Christopher Brearton made the leap earlier this month from O’Melveny Myers to rival Latham Watkins with four partners in tow, it wasn’t just an upset — it was a shift in the power dynamic of L.A. entertainment law. Latham, one of L.A.’s biggest and most powerful firms, curiously has never had much of a showbiz presence. But now, with a new Century City office opened directly across the street from O’Melveny, it aims to
Though the fourth smallest state by size, New Jersey is the most densely populated state, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This is due in no small part to the state’s proximity to New York City, Philadelphia, and several other major U.S. metropolitan areas.
But whether you count yourself as a lifelong New Jerseyan, are just visiting, or are passing through from one of New Jersey’s neighboring states, you should familiarize yourself with the nuances of New Jersey state law.
Here are 10 laws that you should know if you’re in New Jersey:
Episode Recap (Spoiler Alert!):
The episode opens with jury selection in Cary’s criminal trial. Judge Cuesta, trying to make it out of court in time to procure Neil Diamond tickets for his anniversary that night, advises Cary and Diane to take the prosecution’s deal, since Cary has a “loser” case. Maintaining his innocence, Cary refuses, setting the stage for the trial. Despite some last-minute heroics from Kalinda, Cary eventually sees the writing on wall, agreeing to plead guilty in exchange for a four-year sentence, allowing for his release in two years with good behavior.
Meanwhile, a note written by Alicia threatening to stab her daughter Grace’s physical education teacher ends up in the wrong hands; Grace’s civics teacher gets a hold of it during a discussion on free speech. Alicia refuses to give
A child who was carrying a fake gun died from his wounds on Sunday after being shot by an Ohio police officer on a playground.
Tamir Rice, 12, was identified by the Cuyahoga County medical examiner as the victim of this fatal shooting, which occurred outside of Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday. According to The Associated Press, officers were responding to a 911 call that a boy was pointing a pistol that was “probably fake” and scaring others.
Were the officers within the law when Rice was shot and killed?