Vanita Gupta

The DOJ sent a letter to state and municipal courts instructing them to stop targeting poor people for profit. This comes in the aftermath of a scathing DOJ report of the Ferguson police and courts that targeted poor blacks for fines.

Senior U.S. District Judge Hayden Head of the Southern District of Texas, condemned the men for the brutal attack, saying they "abandoned their humanity to the viciousness of animals."

In 2012, a transgender woman Ashley Diamond, was arrested on burglary charges and was housed in a correctional facility with men. Although Diamond had been…