Law

Joel Fitzgerald made history in Waterloo, Iowa, after becoming the city's first Black police chief in 2019. Now he's facing some opposition from current and former officers in the town on a measure to potentially reform the department.

There is a growing number of concerns ahead of the so-called Justice for J6 right-wing rally in the nation's capital that critics fear will become another gathering place for violent white supremacists.

U.S. District Judge Debra M. Brown has made history as the first Black woman to serve as the chief judge for the Northern District of Mississippi.

The NAACP LDF has launched a $40 million scholarship fund for aspiring civil rights attorneys dedicated to driving change in the South.

Award-winning intellectual property lawyer Kimra Major-Morris shares how Black entrepreneurs can protect their online businesses amid COVID-19.

Despite eventually being sworn in, the politician still wants justice.

More people explain why an independent investigation is needed for the murder of a key witness.

Kenesha Starling has become the first Black editor-in-chief of the South Texas Law Review.

Theo Shaw, one of the Jena 6 defendants, is now a lawyer.

A Black single mother whose law school graduation photo went viral has been appointed as assistant county attorney for the Children's Protection Practice Group of Harris County.

Jaia Thomas created Diverse Representation as an avenue to connect companies with entertainment lawyers, agents, publicists and managers of color.

Denise Clayton was appointed chief judge by the Kentucky Court of Appeals judges, making her the first Black woman to take on the position.