Reader: Douchebag cops are giving the good ones a bad name
blogs.westword.com

This one is, too — but it cautions folks not to assume that all of the boys and girls in blue are corrupt. Justin Kershman writes: I grew up around law enforcement…There have always been douchebag cops out there. Unfortunately the numbers keep …

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Father in Maryk abduction case to be sentenced today
www.cbc.ca

Cablek told the court her son often talked about crime, gangs, guns and “corrupt cops” and “how they can be paid off.” Her daughter Abby did a lot better reintegrating to life in Canada, but refuses to talk about the experience in Mexico. Cablek also …

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Vietnam man claimed cops beat him before dying
www.thanhniennews.com

… by strangers, the story suspected a possible nexus between law enforcement and criminals. The police have dismissed those allegations. The Global Corruption Barometer 2013 said last year that the police force was the most corrupt institution in …

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Show of the week: Eyewitness
tbivision.com

Bearing out the family and relationship elements of the drama, the cast of characters, alongside the central teenage pair includes a female sheriff, an undercover female cop and her sister who is in the gang she has infiltrated. There are also corrupt …

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SCOTUS set to rule on Obamacare birth control mandate
pix11.com

… mandate will lead to other healthcare challenges on religion grounds, such as do-not-resuscitate orders and vaccine coverage. More broadly, many worry giving corporations religious freedom rights could affect laws on employment, safety, and civil …

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MONDAY Q&A: Modesto nonprofit takes on social, environmental issues
www.modbee.com

Lopez: I see VIP creating a culture of resistance when it comes to violations of human rights, such as the pollution of our water and air, when our civil rights are violated, filming the police every time they are on our block and, of course …

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Rowlett Sued Because It May Have Fired a Trainee Cop for Allergy
blogs.dallasobserver.com

Figura says the police chief said she was dishonest about her allergy and later fired her. She is suing the department for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. We spoke with Rowlett City …

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Russia: “Foreign Agents” Law Hits Hundreds of NGOs: Updated June 30, 2014
www.hrw.org

After the courts repeatedly quashed the prosecutors' administrative cases against ADC “Memorial” and its director due to a number of violations in case files (for details, see Section III), on July 12, 2013 the prosecutor's office filed a civil law …

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Supreme Court lets California's “ex-gay therapy” ban stand
www.metroweekly.com

The constitutionality of that law was then challenged in court one month later and ultimately reached the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In August 2013, a three-judge panel on the appeals court unanimously upheld the ban, stating it “does not violate …

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