This post was written by Ryan Calhoun and originally published at the Center For a Stateless Society (C4SS) under the title “Why Duterte’s Drug War Can Happen Here and How To Stop It” Posts and other content you think are worth sharing with the CopBlock Network can be sent in to us via the CopBlock.org Submissions […]
Former Officer Michael Slager, the South Carolina cop who was caught on film murdering Walter Scott from behind as he ran away, was also indicted two weeks ago by a federal grand jury. The new federal charges are in addition to the state-level charges he already faces for the shooting of Scott. Although it is […]
Kenneth Fults was put to death Tuesday evening after being convicted of murdering his white neighbor in 1996. During an investigation, eight years later, someone working his appeal interviewed Thomas Buffington, one of the jurors on the trial, who admitted that he wasnt sure if Fruits murdered anyone, but that the death penalty was what […]
As originally reported by Mother Jones, a report from the University of Michigan Law School has declared that 2015 set a new record for the highest amount of people that have been freed after it was proven that they were wrongfully convicted. As detailed in the report, there were several reasons why innocent people ended […]
Michael Slager Requests Bail Again Michael Slager, the North Charleston, SC. cop who was caught murdering Walter Scott on video, has filed a new motion seeking an opportunity to post bail while he awaits trial. As reported here at CopBlock.org several months ago, Slager was refused bail by Circuit Judge Clifton Newman because he represents […]
Cory Maye spent a decade in prison after killing a cop in self-defense.
Several Cop Block readers have been appalled we would support Bradley Manning. At least one reader has stated that due to our Bradley Manning call flood post, he will never read Cop Block again. It is not clear why this post generated so much anger, but ultimately, our support for Mr. Manning is not in […]
DNA testing recently revealed that Texas wrongly executed Claude Jones in 2000. Mr. Jones had always maintained his innocence and requested DNA testing. Hair found at the crime scene was essentially the only link between Jones and the liquor store murder. The Innocence Project alleges a memo requesting DNA testing was never delivered to George […]