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Brock Turner‘s father has launched a legal defense fund with the help of a local Ohio credit union to help cover any and all court-related expenses. This follows Brock’s sentencing of now 3 months for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at a Stanford college party. [CBS News]

A Chicago woman recalls the scary moments in which a white drunk man began shouting racial slurs and comments at her while she was on her way home. The man originally targeted a group of Latinos before speaking to her. Watch her speak about the racist encounter here. [VIBE]

Earlier this week, a Detroit judge threw out the murder convictions of a young man who pleaded guilty to murdering 4 people in his neighborhood when he was 14 years old. Thanks to a couple of lawyers from the University of Michigan and Northwestern University, the boy will be released after serving 9 years in jail over a wrongful conviction. [The Grio]


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