Opinion Editorials

  • Vegas Shooting

    Brian Dunn

    Like many Americans, we at the firm were shocked, mortified, and deeply saddened by the horrific events that took place in Las Vegas on Sunday. When events transpire that illustrate man’s inhumanity to man on a level such as this, we have felt the need to temporarily cease our activities, gather in a communal forum,

  • Trump’s “Law & Order” Speech

    Brian Dunn

    As Americans, at some point in our education, perhaps even from early childhood, we have been taught that the President of the United States is the leader of our nation, often being exalted as “the leader of the free world”. With this mantle of leadership, the words of the president, for better or for worse,

  • Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Essay Contest

    Trenyce Williams

    What Impact Has Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Had on Social Justice? From over 85 thought-provoking essays, Resurrection Church and The Cochran Firm joined in presenting a $2,500.00 check to the winner of the first Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Scholarship to Trenyce Williams. A graduate of University High School, Miss Williams will be attending Tuskegee University for the fall 2015 term

  • Domestic Partnerships

    Jonathan Evans

    Domestic Partnerships, Post Same-Sex Marriage Unless you’ve been abstaining from news lately, you know that last month the U.S. Supreme Court decided that all couples in America have a fundamental right to marry, regardless of sexual orientation. The Obergefell v. Hodges decision was announced right before the annual San Francisco Pride festivities. SF Pride was

  • A License To Kill

    Brian Dunn

    It has been said that the police officer on the beat is the most powerful person in the American justice system.  More powerful than a congressman who makes laws, more powerful than a senator, even more powerful than a judge on the United States Supreme Court.  This is because a police officer on the street