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Montgomery bus boycott - Wikipedia


City Commission. W. A. Gayle, President of the Commission (mayor); Frank Parks , ... In November 1955, just three weeks before Parks' defiance of Jim Crow laws in ... left by the Morgan ruling in...

Roe v Wade and the New Jane Crow: Reproductive Rights in the ...


Roe v Wade and the New Jane Crow: Reproductive Rights in the Age of Mass Incarceration .... Carolina40 who ended their pregnancies through abortion have been charged with violating state criminal abortion laws. ..... Ventura SH, Curtin SC, Abma JC. et al. ... DA: young mother botched abortion with ulcer medication.

Racial Disparities in Sentencing - American Civil Liberties Union


Oct 27, 2014 ... initial charging stage, suggesting that racial bias affects the exercise of prosecutorial .... In 1987, the United States Supreme Court ruled in McCleskey v. ..... 12 M. Crow & K. Johnson, Race, Ethnicity, and Habitual-Offender ... Young, No. ... 29 Madeline Wordes et al., Locking Up Youth: The Impact of Race on ...

Powell v. Alabama (1932) - Infoplease


By the 1930s, the reign of Jim Crow had reached its apex in the South. ... Nine young African-American men hopped a ride aboard an empty freight train heading ... The Court noted that “a defendant, charged with a serious crime, must not be ...

The New Jim Crow - Teaching Tolerance

www.tolerance.org/sites/default/files/general/The Color of Justice.pdf

urges you to plead guilty to a drug distribution charge, saying the prosecutor ... 14 black men was behind bars in 2006, compared with 1 in 106 white men.7 For young black .... courtrooms, the Supreme Court ruled in McCleskey v. ..... nifer L. Eberhardt et al., “Seeing Black: Race, Crime, and Visual Processing,” Journal of ...

Rosebud Sioux Tribe Supreme Court (1987-current) - Tribal Justice ...


Feb 4, 2016 ... 1993-2005 Opinions. Estate of Valeria Neiss Hand, Deceased, Eugene Leroy v. ... Alvin Covey v. Harvey Covey (Feb.13, 2002) · Gwen Young v. ... Crazy Bull v. Patricia Big Crow, et al. ... Donald Leader Charge v. Nora Leader ...

Scottsboro Trial Lesson Plan - American Bar Association

www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/images/public_education/lesson_plans/High School/Scottsboro.pdf

Explain that in the 1930s “Jim Crow” was in effect in the United States ... defendant, charged with a serious crime, must not be stripped of his right to ... On March 25, 1931, nine young black men, ages 12 to 19, were arrested in ... Defendants were immediately hurried to trial.” Powell v. Alabama (1932), opinion of the Court.

Wounded Knee Legal Defense/Offense Committee - Minnesota ...


The Wounded Knee federal cases included 7 defendants charged with major ..... Civil action related to Custer: Dennis Banks, et al. vs. ... Marshall Young and William Janklow: Denial of Rights to an Impartial Jury, ... Crow Dog, Leonard. Holder ...

JIM CROW Intergenerational Discussion Guide - PBS


Jim Crow is also a story that young people should know because young ... The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Intergenerational Discussion Guide has been devel- .... Supreme Court, in the case of Plessy v. ... DOOMED TO A LIFE OF SHARECROPPING IN Alabama in the 1880s, Addie and Jerry ...... Chafe, William et al. eds.

Scottsboro Trials | Encyclopedia of Alabama


Feb 6, 2008 ... The cases were tried and appealed in Alabama and twice argued before ... and morality charges, the women falsely accused the nine young black ... the already charged atmosphere in Alabama and around the nation. ... the guilty verdicts and ordered new trials, ruling in Patterson v. ... Anker, Daniel, et al.