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2014/12/20 03:44
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SPOKANE — Spokane police officers do not routinely and deliberately engage in the use of excessive force, and there is no pattern of using force more often against minorities, according to a U.S....
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2014/12/18 16:08
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The owners of a Trenton store will pay a blind patron $1,500 after they asked him and his guide dog to leave the store. Harshad and Daksha Desai also agreed to undergo civil...
2014/12/18 03:34
2014/12/18 03:34
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The Islamic State's wave of bloodshed in Iraq and Syria in the name of Allah is "un-Islamic" and a perversion of a religion of peace and kindness, a coalition of religious, civic and federal law...
2014/12/17 20:10
2014/12/17 20:10
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WASHINGTON - Prodded by Common Cause and other election reform advocates, senators provided welcome assistance late Tuesday to dozens of states struggling to run their elections with outmoded,...
2014/12/17 04:19
2014/12/17 04:19
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Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Ray Morrogh, left, with Fairfax City Police Chief Carl Pardiny, speaks during a news conference in October. Morrogh investigated the Fairfax County police...
2014/12/16 23:21
2014/12/16 23:21
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Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole is leading the Seattle Police Department toward compliance with federally mandated reforms to address excessive use of force and biased policing, the federal monitor...
2014/12/16 02:20
2014/12/16 02:20
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The Justice Department is working to stem what it describes as an increase in discrimination tied to the Ebola outbreak, issuing guidelines Monday prohibiting any bullying or harassment based on a...
2014/12/15 01:19
2014/12/15 01:19
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The writer is chairman of Investigative Group International. As I watched the rioting in Ferguson, Mo., and saw the ineffective response to the case by the Obama Justice Department, I couldn’t help...
2014/12/14 21:12
2014/12/14 21:12
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Two women in Mississippi have pleaded guilty to a hate-crime conspiracy to attack black people in Jackson that culminated with the June 2011 murder of James Anderson, who was beaten up and run over...
2014/12/10 21:12
2014/12/10 21:12
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The United State Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Scotland County public housing agency after two employees were accused of sexually harassing female voucher program...
2014/12/10 04:58
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A race-based assault on a couple – because the woman is African American and the man is white – has earned the three assailants federal prison terms. Each had pleaded guilty to his respective role in...
2014/12/10 03:28
2014/12/10 03:28
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Editor's note: Danny Cevallos is a CNN legal analyst, criminal defense attorney and partner at Cevallos & Wong, practicing in Pennsylvania and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Follow him on Twitter:...
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2014/12/09 14:53
2014/12/09 14:53
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Over the last several years a number of police departments with histories of using lethal force against oppressed peoples have been subjected to civil rights investigations and consent decrees with...
2014/12/09 13:48
2014/12/09 13:48
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BATON ROUGE, La. — They locked down the entrance doors Thursday at the Baton Rouge hotel where I’m staying alongside hundreds of New Orleans residents driven from their homes by Hurricane Katrina....
2014/12/08 13:28
2014/12/08 13:28
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Editor's note: Jeffrey Bellin is a professor at William & Mary Law School and a former prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney's office in Washington, D.C. The opinions expressed in this commentary are...
2014/12/07 18:15
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The decisions by grand juries in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., not to indict police for killing unarmed black men shift the spotlight to outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, who is looking...
2014/12/07 17:36
2014/12/07 17:36
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WASHINGTON — As the Justice Department pursues new cases involving the deaths of black suspects, a recent North Carolina courtroom clash shows what can happen when the federal government becomes...
2014/12/06 06:21
2014/12/06 06:21
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Former state Attorney General Anne Milgram will review all of Ramapo College’s policies and procedures in the wake of an alleged sexual assault on the Mahwah campus that led to the arrest of five...
2014/12/06 04:24
2014/12/06 04:24
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Protesters demanding justice for Eric Garner in New York. Photo: Reuters New York: The white New York City police officer who put unarmed black Staten Island resident Eric Garner in a chokehold...
2014/12/05 23:29
2014/12/05 23:29
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FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- While activists take to the streets across the country to protest the deaths of two unarmed black men at the hands of two white police officers, one Fairfield University professor...
2014/12/20 03:44
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