Essential Politics: New law will allow a year's worth of birth control pills, police chiefs oppose Prop 63 gun efforts Sept. 26, 2016, 3 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on...
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's practice of putting children in immigration detention centers or separating them from detained parents is causing them psychological harm and violates international law, a rights group said on Thursday.
HUDSON, Colo. -- It's not dog bites man, but it's close. A woman was rushed to the hospital after being stabbed by her dog on Wednesday, leading to a law enforcement investigation. Nurses at Platte Valley Medical Center didn't believe Celinda Haynes when she told them her dog stabbed her. Show More Summary
As I stood on a platform at National Action Network (NAN) with the father and twin sister of Terence Crutcher, a man who was fatally wounded by law enforcement after his car broke down in Tulsa, OK and was no apparent imminent threat...Show More Summary
At the end of NCIS' Season 14 premiere, Special Agent Alex Quinn (Jennifer Esposito) recommended Nick Torres (Wilmer Valderrama), one of her former students at the Law Enforcement Training Center, as a new addition to the team. And it...Show More Summary
Local law enforcement officials promised heightened security and called for vigilance in the wake of terrorist attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota that left dozens injured.
More than 100 people gather outside the Morton County Law Enforcement Center, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, in a show of support for Olowan Martinez, who was arrested for criminal trespass during demonstrations opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) The terrorist attack on the Crossroads shopping center in St. Cloud, Minnesota by Dahir Adan, a 22-year-old Somali immigrant, was stopped by a man named Jason Falconer. Adan was rampaging through the mall, stabbing people whom he encountered, including a 15-year-old girl. Show More Summary
Extensive profile of Texas SOS Carlos Cascos, apparently the only person in Texas without a stated opinion on whether Texas’s voter id law is necessary to stop voter fraud or is really a pretext for suppressing likely Democratic votes: While … Continue reading ?
(Scott Johnson) The mayor of St. Cloud just held a press conference with law enforcement authorities on the stabbing rampage at the Crossroads Center mall last night. Other than crediting the off-duty officer who killed the perpetrator...Show More Summary
SACRAMENTO — Restaurants, day care centers and other businesses will be able to stock and administer life-saving prescription medicine to immediately treat severe allergic reactions in their diners, pupils or customers, under a bill signed by Gov. Show More Summary
The vice-presidential nominee and governor of Indiana signed a law that's making life dangerous for LGBT people in his state. It must be overturned, writes Kris Hayashi of the Transgender Law Center.
Here’s the announcement. This is the second big pickup for Common Cause in recent months, with David Vance also coming from the Campaign Legal Center. Good luck to both! … Continue reading ?
Wall Street Journal Law Blog, University of Chicago Law School Shouldn’t Be a ‘Safe Space,’ Say Professors: At the center of the debate roiling higher education over “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces” is the University of Chicago. Its administration recently drew national attention by suggesting that campus efforts to accommodate...
The teenage woman whose allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of several police officers rocked the Bay Area law enforcement community will return to California to testify against them, her attorney said Wednesday. Jasmine Abuslin, 19, of Richmond, was freed from the Martin County Jail in Florida...
The Washburn Law Journal and the Center for Law and Government are hosting a symposium on the “Future of Labor and Employment Law: Power, Policies, and Politics” to be held on February 23, 2017 at Washburn University. From the call:...
The village center of Awra Amba. (All Photos: Zac Crellin) Tucked away between the rugged gorges and valleys of the Ethiopian highlands is an egalitarian commune that defies the norms of traditional society. Awra Amba, founded in the...Show More Summary
The young woman at the center of a wide-reaching sexual exploitation case involving local law enforcement has yet to accept the plea, as far as we know. [ more › ]
On Friday, the Southern Poverty Law Center made waves in the social media pool when it announced that, beginning in February, "White Lives Matter" will be listed among the nearly 900 hundred Hate Groups currently operating throughout...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Observer reports, “The multi-year fight over the Monroe Expressway” about 20 miles of toll road, “is over. The Southern Environmental Law Center announced Monday that its client, the Yadkin Riverkeeper, has reached a settlement with the N.C. Show More Summary