Stories by Bill Quigley

Bill Quigley is a human rights lawyer and professor at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. He is also a member of the legal collective of School of Americas Watch, and can be reached at subscribe to Bill Quigley's feed

Posted on: May 2, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Meet the social justice lawyer specializing in advocating for and with low-wage workers.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Legislators failed to properly fund indigent defense, and the justice system suffers.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Many wealthy owners behind payday loans, pawn shops and other businesses profit off the poor.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Ten years after Katrina, it looks like the same people in New Orleans have been left behind again.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2015, Source: AlterNet

So far in 2015, 100 unarmed people have been shot and killed by police.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

These are our brothers and sisters and cousins and friends of our coworkers.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

A quarter of the city's inhabitants live in abject poverty.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The results are both depressing and infuriating.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Police in Ferguson may target the rights of protesters after Brown verdict is announced.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The figures are both staggering and sobering.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: The Smirking Chimp

Police violence and National Guard guns and might will never beat the people.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

About 20 percent of the U.S. population is left out of the promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Arrests and harsh jail sentences continue even though public opinion has moved against the war on drugs.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Our government is intentionally keeping massive amounts of information secret from voters.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Dream Defenders saw some success Friday when the Florida Speaker of the House called for a review of the Stand Your Ground law.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The real patriots aren't flag-waving hypocrites, but those who risk their livelihoods and lives fighting injustice.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Despite big differences, there are issues that neither candidate is brave enough to tackle.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

These killings would be criminal acts if they occurred inside the US. Does it make legal sense that these killings would be legal outside the US?

Posted on: Apr 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Here's how some of the biggest government agencies and programs track people.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Millions of people in the U.S. work and are still poor.