James Woods Gets Judge’s Nod to Pursue Man Who Tweeted He Was a “Cocaine Addict”

Source: Eric Gardner/The Hollywood Reporter The judge makes a stunning reversal, denying the anonymous defendant’s attempt to kill the lawsuit. James Woods has defied skeptics and gotten past an initial First Amendment hurdle in his provocative defamation lawsuit against an anonymous Twitter user who suggested he was a “cocaine addict.” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Recana has reviewed Woods’ complaint against a …

Google Gives $1,000,000 to Bryan Stevenson’s Equal Justice Initiative

Source: Angela Bronner Helm/The Root Tech giant Google announced Friday that its philanthropic arm would be donating $1 million to Bryan Stevenson’s Alabama-based nonprofit, Equal Justice Initiative. The Harvard-educated Stevenson is a lawyer who has for decades fought the good fight, winning major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing, exonerating innocent prisoners on death row, confronting abuse of the …

Lock Up: U.S. Mass incarceration Leads World, Destroying Potential!

  Sadly our country locks up more people than anyone else in the world. So,  I cant help think about Ice Cube’s quote  “in any country, prison is where society sends it’s failures But in this country, society itself is failing.” This  mass incarceration of our population (which begin during the 1980s so-called “War on Drugs”)  has had a devastating impact …