A popular movie chain is being sued for racially profiling a Black man who its staff called police on after falsely accusing him of sneaking into a theater nearly two years ago in Arizona.
Attorney Ben Crump details the recent police shootings that killed Walter Wallace in Philadephia and Marcellis Stinnette in Waukegan, Illinois.
Ben Crump called for a new, independent prosecutor to re-open the legal investigation into Breonna Taylor's killing after a grand juror suggested that the Kentucky attorney general's office lied.
The 93-year-old activist was honored Thursday for his work in civil rights at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tennessee.
Lawsuits filed by Baltimore police officers against Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby must be dismissed, according to the law. The United States Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors acting within the scope of their duties in pursuing criminal prosecution are immune from civil suits. The role of a prosecutor in a criminal case is to seek justice and […]
In an email interview, Solomon-Simmons condemned the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for denying his team access to Holtzclaw, but granting access to 20/20. In February, a spokesman refused to disclose his whereabouts to NewsOne, saying it's common practice for the department to conceal the whereabouts of high-profile prisoners for their protection.
Arguing that police should have done something sooner to stop rapist ex-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma police officer Daniel Holtzclaw, lawyers for the victims have amended a federal civil rights civil suit against him to include another victim.
Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney, called an ex-Oklahoma City officer’s sentencing a rare opportunity to get full justice for his clients, who are poor, Black, and female, he said during an exclusive interview with NewsOne.
In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]
Roland Martin talks to attorney Ben Crump and Mrs. Jannie Ligons, the grandmother who was the first woman to report Daniel Holtzclaw, in this exclusive…
The trial has received nationwide attention because of the brutal allegations against the former officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, and the all-White jury selected to seek justice for his 13 Black female victims.