Neo-Nazi hate group leader Matt Hale has received the maximum 40-year sentence for plotting to assassinate a federal judge in late 2002.
The governor of Mississippi on Friday signed a law seen as a milestone in efforts to change the way the state treats juvenile offenders.
Minuteman volunteers plan to conduct armed patrols to act as a "blocking force" against the "invasion" of undocumented immigrants from south of the border.
Counter-protesters geared up to defend an appearance by Judy Shepard to discuss her son Matthew's murder and the future of gay rights, but the Rev. Fred Phelps' parishioners falled to show.
An immigrant woman ordered to learn English by a Tennessee judge or risk losing parental rights to her child is being aided by the Center's legal team.
By approving the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2005, the Mississippi House has made a commitment to reform the state's notorious juvenile justice system.
A congressional delegation led by Rep. John Lewis, himself a Civil Rights Movement hero, made its seventh journey to the Civil Rights Memorial today to honor martyrs of the Movement.
The Center's Immigrant Justice Project, a new legal initiative focused on the working conditions of farmworkers and other immigrants, works to protect the rights of immigrants throughout the Southeast.
Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the Children/Youth/Family Special category, after being broadcast on HBO.
The husband and mother of U.S. District Court Judge Joan Lefkow, once targeted for assassination by WCOTC leader Matt Hale, were murdered inside Lefkow's Chicago home.
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