Wayne Bennett

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Attorney and Special Master in Philadelphia's Family Court Division, he blogs at The Field Negro

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In New York, the medical examiner called a videoed killing "homicide" by chokehold, but the grand jury did not return an indictment.

Who's Accountable for Police Killings?

In New York, the medical examiner called a videoed killing "homicide" by chokehold, but the grand jury did not return an indictment.

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Nobody doubts that George Zimmerman went out with a gun or that he used it to kill Trayvon Martin.

The Zimmerman Verdict and a Nation Divided

Nobody doubts that George Zimmerman went out with a gun or that he used it to kill Trayvon Martin.

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A mystery to people from other countries, America's gun culture is as old as the Revolution, enshrined in the Bill of Rights, perpetuated by the Civil War and mythologized as "how the…

American History and the Politics of Gun Control

A mystery to people from other countries, America's gun culture is as old as the Revolution, enshrined in the Bill of Rights, perpetuated by the Civil War and mythologized as "how the…

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