Day: May 18, 2020

Obama criticizes Trump administration response to the coronavirus

President Trump called his predecessor “grossly incompetent” after former President Barack Obama bashed the administration’s handling of the coronavirus in which more than 90,338 men, women and children in the U.S. have died out of more than 1.5 million confirmed cases. During a virtual speech on Saturday, Obama told graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, “This pandemic has fully,[Read More…]

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Christina Swarns to head the Innocence Project

By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today   Christina Swarns, president and attorney-in-charge of the Office of the Appellate Defender, a New York-based institutional provider of appellate defense representation for the indigent, has been named executive director of the Innocence Project. Swarns, who will assume her new position September 8, succeeds Maddy deLone, who served as the Innocence Project’s executive director for[Read More…]