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Do the Americans With Disabilities and Civil Rights Acts Apply to Police …
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The Civil Rights Act, passed in 1871, provides remedies for violations of constitutional rights by local government officials, including police officers. In this case, Teresa claimed the officers violated her right to be free from unreasonable searches …

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Federal jury rules in favor of HPD officer in civil rights case
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A federal jury decided Thursday that a Houston Police Department officer did not violate the civil rights of a 16-year-old boy arrested during the 2010 hunt for an armed man in a southwest side neighborhood. The six women and three men spent more than …

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1985: The Last Great Year in Film for Younger Audiences
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And the federal agency also presented context that explains why so many black residents assumed foul play and took to the streets in protest: For years, Ferguson's police force has meted out brutality, violated civil rights, and helped Ferguson …

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Obama: Type Of Racial Discrimination In Ferguson Police Department Not Isolated
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Obama said improving civil rights and civil liberties with police is one of the areas that “requires collective action and mobilization” 50 years after pivotal civil rights marches brought change to the country. The president made his first remarks …

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Police Officer Cleared of Civil Rights Violations in Ferguson Shooting
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A line of police keep a group of Ferguson protesters from re-entering an auditorium at Harris Stowe, St. Louis, US, January 19, 2015. [Photo: CFP/ David Carson]. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that it would not prosecute former police officer …

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Lawsuit: Albuquerque Police Violated Civil Rights In Shooting
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The estate of a man who was shot and killed by Albuquerque police is suing the department over allegations of civil rights violations. The lawsuit filed this week in Albuquerque District Court says infrared police helicopter video in the 2013 fatal …

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CHICAGO'S BLACK SITE, POLICE BRUTALITY AND KIDNAPPING
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According to The Guardian.com, the Chicago police department operates an off-the-books detention and interrogation center which lawyers say is the equivalent of a CIA black site. The facility, Homan Square, is a warehouse on Chicago's west side and is …

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'Scandal' Takes On Institutionalized Racism And Police Brutality In Ferguson …
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Mere days after being held hostage and auctioned on the black market, Olivia Pope is brought on the help the police force manage the incident. She works to avoid a riot, but soon finds herself disillusioned by the people she is defending. It doesn't …

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This Police Brutality Map Shows 'Ferguson Is Everywhere'
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This week the U.S. Department of Justice released a blistering report following an investigation of the Ferguson Police Department. The report included a long and (to some) shocking list of discriminatory police practices. But discrimination and police …

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