It was recently announced that the Supreme Court is to look into issues surrounding the notorious joint enterprise law for the first time. This is a law under which many young working-class and ethnic-minority people have been put behind bars for crimes they did not commit. The law is over 300 years old, and was … Continue reading Joint enterprise challenge in the Supreme Court
George Zimmerman, the neighbourhood watch co-ordinator who shot and murdered an unarmed black teenager, has walked free from a Florida courtroom. The jury - five out of six of whom were white - took 16 hours to deliberate and return a unanimous 'not guilty' verdict. It is with disgust - but not surprise - that … Continue reading George Zimmerman's not-guilty verdict is abhorrent and symptomatic of a racist, unjust political system.