After a criminal justice nightmare, he’s fighting the ‘broken’ system

Jarrett Adams recounts his grueling path from a wrongful conviction to a law career. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Doughty | 'I thought of Apple Tree Yard as a serious and feminist indictment of the criminal justice system'

The esteemed Louise Doughty reached a swathe of new readers with her TV-adapted Apple Tree Yard—and her latest book cements her reputation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 03:58:50 UTC ]
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In a flawed system, a Black prosecutor wonders if she’s pursuing justice or being complicit

Laura Coates offers an honest description of prosecutors' complex moral universe. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-02-04 13:00:55 UTC ]
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James Comey explains the values of the justice system, and why they matter

The ex-FBI director says his book is part of a larger effort to rebuild institutions after Trump. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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A civil rights case from Louisiana that changed America’s justice system

Matthew Van Meter tells the story of Gary Duncan and the state’s role in the rights movement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department sues to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, which vows a fight

The U.S. Department of Justice has sued to block AT&T’s proposed $85-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc. — one of the largest media mergers in American history — arguing that a bulked-up AT&T would stifle competition and lead to higher prices for consumers. “This merger would greatly... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A historic lesbian-owned queer bookstore is fighting to stay open.

I was 13 years old in a suburban mall Barnes & Noble, holding a copy of Please Don’t Kill the Freshman by Zoe Trope. The cover—featuring the silhouette of a young cheerleader whose stance seems sarcastic, her pom-poms flopping against gashes of blue and red—was young, angry, and awesome. I... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Macmillan Slowly Bringing Systems Back

In an update on the status of a "security incident" that forced Macmillan to take many of its computer systems offline, the company said it has made progress in restoring access, but said that while it is accepting orders electronically, it is “unable to process them at the time.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Revisiting Justice Stephen Breyer’s Curious (and Strangely Timed) Defense of the Court

In a book published last year, Breyer depicted the Supreme Court as an apolitical institution that sticks to its guiding principles. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-06-29 21:40:47 UTC ]
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Alternatives to the Dewey Decimal System

Many libraries are looking for cataloguing techniques as an alternative to the Dewey Decimal system. Here are a few options. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-22 10:35:00 UTC ]
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Racism’s ill effects on the health-care system — and the body itself

Linda Villarosa offers data as well as vivid anecdotes to illustrate the biases that patients of color face. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-10 12:00:45 UTC ]
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Ideas Worth Fighting For: Spotlight on Robert W. Sweet

In his new book, 'Life Fighting: Why We Must Sometimes Fight and How to Do So Well,' author Robert W. Sweet sets out to answer the thorny question: Is it always wrong to use force to achieve a goal? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why the MLIS is a Powerful Weapon in Fighting Book Bans

The organized assault on the freedom to read has highlighted core values taught in library schools. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Deborah Birx’s unseen fight to stop Trump’s covid falsehoods

The former White House coronavirus official recalls using subversion and subterfuge to get the truth out. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-20 12:00:38 UTC ]
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The Fight to Decouple Sex From Marriage

Sixty years ago, Helen Gurley Brown’s best-selling book promised women sexual freedom. Today, it reads like an omen. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2022-05-19 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiretapping’s shift from a criminal tactic to a law enforcement tool

For decades the practice was deemed "dishonest and immoral," writes Brian Hochman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Kim Kelly's 'Fight Like Hell' Examines the Rebound of Unions

As public opinion of unions surpasses its 40-year high a new book by the journalist and union organizer offers lessons and inspiration for workers in any industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Free of the Earth: On the Tohono O’odham Nation’s Fight to Protect the Saguaro

Emergence Magazine is an online publication with annual print edition exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture, and spirituality. As we experience the desecration of our lands and waters, the extinguishing of species, and a loss of sacred connection to the Earth, we look to emerging... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-11 08:49:54 UTC ]
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A prosecutor’s fight against sex trafficking — and Backpage.com

Maggy Krell recounts her efforts to shut down the site, notorious for erotic and illicit classified ads. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Maia Kobabe on Fighting to Reach Marginalized Readers

At Slate, Maia Kobabe discusses writing Gender Queer, a memoir about self-acceptance and understanding, which has been challenged in schools and libraries across the country in recent months. “What I’m learning is that a book challenge is like a community attacking itself,” Kobabe says. “The... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2022-03-30 20:30:51 UTC ]
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