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Judge Joe Brown Arrested after Courtroom Tirade

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Judge Joe Brown has had a tough run at things lately, finding himself on the wrong side of the law this week. ¬†According to TMZ, the judge was arrested after losing his cool in a courtroom in Memphis. Judge Brown was reportedly in court to represent someone in a child support case. ¬†That’s when the court staff sent Judge Brown away, stating that they had no recollection of the case…

Scottsboro Boys Are To Receive Postumous Pardon

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The moment for true justice has finally come. The Scottsboro boys is the name given to a group of nine black teens at the time, who were wrongfully convicted of rape. This conviction occurred over 80 years ago and has stained the reputation of Alabama’s just system every since. Well now they are set to receive posthumous pardons. ABC News reports: The nine “Scottsboro Boys” were accused of gang rape…