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February 4, 2021
They Were Accused of Messing With Local Officers. Should the Feds Intervene?
In Oregon and across the country, protesters charged with “civil disorder” say the vague federal law is unconstitutional.
January 14, 2021
White Terrorism Often Leads to Harsher Punishment for People of Color
Amid calls for tougher laws after the Capitol assault, research shows that measures addressing White violence usually fall harder on Black people.
October 5, 2017
What's Terrorism? Depends on Who, and When, You Ask
The definition of terrorism varies by jurisdiction and has morphed over time.
June 19, 2015
In Charleston, Echoes of Violence from 1963
A prosecutor looks back on the Birmingham church bombing.