Stories by Bill Quigley

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

Posted on: Sep 14, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Insist on telling your own story.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Resistance to unjust government action is the duty of all people who care about human rights.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Many people are reassessing and searching for the best way forward.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Despite receiving $76 billion in assistance after Katrina, poor people in New Orleans got very little of that help.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

It's time to retrain the cops and take away their military goodies.

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.