“The question is: Are we going to share the earth with elephants?” she asked, noting that African elephants are being killed at the rate of 96 a day or 30,000 a year, for their ivory. “Sadly, I am pessimistic.”
“They just outnumbered us and outflanked us,” Batts said. “We needed to have more resources out there.”
“I beg the court to have compassion on me,” she says in the document dated Friday. “No matter how you look at it, I am the victim in this case.”
“This is our moment to get at truth. This is our moment to get it right,” Murphy said.
“We can imbue our criminal justice system with both strength and fairness, for the protection of both the needs of victims and the rights of all. We can restore trust and faith both in our laws and in those of us who enforce them,” Lynch said, an apparent reference to ongoing efforts to repair relations between police departments and minority communities that they serve.
“There is no evening the scales,” Bruck said. “There is no point in trying to hurt him as he hurt because it can’t be done.”
“Obviously, it takes only a fraction of the House and Senate Democrats to sustain a veto, but it is impossible to say whether they will or not until we know what the final ‘deal’ looks like,” Steel said.
“This case is not about the best marriage definition. It is about the fundamental question regarding how our democracy resolves such debates about social policy: Who decides, the people of each state or the federal judiciary?” John Bursch, representing Michigan, wrote in his main brief to the court.
BALTIMORE | Thousands were expected Monday at a funeral for a man who died after sustaining serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police. Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. EDT Monday for Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died April 19 after an encounter days earlier with police left him with […]