Prosecutors have reportedly given three new reasons why Tory Lanez, the rapper already facing up to 22 years for shooting Megan Thee Stallion, should be given a harsher sentence.
Laquan McDonald's grandmother said Jason Van Dyke would still be in prison for murdering her Black teenage grandson if the former Chicago cop wasn't white. Van Dyke was released Thursday after serving less than half his sentence.
Ex-Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke is set to be released from prison after having served less than half of the 81-month sentence he got three years ago after he was found guilty of murdering Laquan McDonald by shooting the teenager 16 times.
Maryland police officer Anthony Westerman is the second white person convicted of rape in as many weeks to enjoy the privilege of not receiving any jail or prison time for their violent felony offenses. Coincidence?
Dusty Leo, a suspected white supremacist convicted of a hate crime in Maine for attacking an unsuspecting Black man and breaking his jaw because of the color of his skin, was given a light prison sentence because the judge said he was "intoxicated" and must have been "brainwashed."
James Brown, 41, who pleaded guilty to criminal interference with federally protected housing rights based upon the victims' race, was not happy with a Black family organizing a civil rights protest in Virginia. So he burned a cross on their lawn.
Paul Hodgkins, the first person to be sentenced to prison for their role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has gotten decidedly less time than prosecutors asked for and what guidelines recommend. Hundreds of others face the same charge.
A judge gave disgraced lawyer and convicted extortionist Michael Avenatti the kind of lenient prison sentence that Black defendants who are guilty of doing less rarely if ever receive.
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