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Textalyzer for Texting and Driving
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His father, Ben Lieberman, was shocked to find that police did not look into whether the driver had been texting, and filed a civil case to obtain his cell phone records, according to NPR. "There's a huge misunderstanding out there that police will …

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HPD Chief Louis Kealoha and wife break silence on ethics, corruption allegations
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Honolulu Chief of Police Louis Kealoha and his wife, Katherine, a deputy prosecutor, have been under a cloud of suspicion for more than a year. A family feud led to a civil lawsuit, that they won. But a federal criminal case brought against an … GM …

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Flint Residents Tell Civil Rights Panel of Fear, Distrust
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Half a century after a civil rights panel investigated Flint's segregated housing, the commission held its first hearing Thursday into whether city residents again faced discrimination or racial bias — this time related to the city's crisis over lead …

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Santa Clara to pay $499K to settle federal civil rights suit alleging police …
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"I am glad the city of Santa Clara has decided to end this episode of misconduct by its police department," Moneeb said in a statement Wednesday. "I hope this will bring awareness so no Santa Clara resident has to endure what our family went through …

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BYU Is Violating the Spirit of Title IX and Making Rape More Likely With Its …
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Title IX requires that sexual assaults be counted and investigated; it certainly does not contemplate that any young woman fighting to protect her civil rights will be tossed out of her school for violating an honor code, a threat that is clearly …

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An Alabama city now says people who violate its bathroom ordinance could face …
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Bill Partridge, the Oxford police chief, also did not respond to a message. Transgender rights have become a heated issue on the presidential campaign trail, something prompted by a measure in North Carolina that sparked an intense focus on the topic.

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Cleveland Is Prepping For Clashes Between Police And Protesters At GOP Convention
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The New York case was an extreme example of something that is unfortunately treated as inevitable: large events giving way to protests, mistreated protesters, and, ultimately, large lawsuits for civil rights violations. The great thing about …

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Dontre Hamilton's family files federal civil rights lawsuit
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"Hopefully, we will get the information that we actually need to weed all the problems in the Milwaukee Police Department. Murder is murder. And Christopher Manney has not been before a court of his peers for his actions," Dontre Hamilton's mother …

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Burundian Protesters Call for Strong UN Police Force
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Members of the Burundian diaspora and exiled civil society leaders demonstrated Tuesday in front of the United Nations, urging the international community to send a robust U.N. police force to help protect civilians as their country enters a second …

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