police violate civil rights

FOP contends Woodbury jail closing violates employee rights
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FOP contends Woodbury jail closing violates employee rights … Three Fraternal Order of Police lodges filed a lawsuit Thursday against the freeholder boards in Gloucester and Cumberland counties. … Gloucester and Cumberland counties fails to conform …

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Pack the court March 18 against NYPD's racist 'Stop & Frisk'
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On March 18, the Center for Constitutional Rights will put the New York Police Department and the Bloomberg administration on trial for their violations of civil and constitutional rights through this notorious and racist practice. The case, known as …

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Justice Department Investigates Cleveland Police
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U.S. Department of Justice officials stress the investigation is not based on one incident. Steven Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Thomas Perez, assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, says …

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Oakland Chief Jordan should apologize immediately: Oakland Tribune editorial
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The city faces a civil rights lawsuit, alleging defamation and violation of due process, filed by a man whom Jordan in February 2012 asked the public to help catch. At first police said Chau Van was wanted for a gang shooting. According to his lawsuit …

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Back to the Jim Crow Future
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As civil rights attorney John Brittain puts: “It's a fight over a defensive “procedural tactic” that puts the burden on jurisdictions to prove it is not their intent to discriminate. Here's a quick overview of the VRA: * Section 2 prohibits voting …

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Lawsuits Allege Police Brutality by Springettsbury Township Police Officers
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However, you do not need to be a police officer to watch these videotapes and understand that that the police officers' conduct is both criminal and a clear violation of Ms. Williams' and Mr. Landis' civil rights.” To read both Complaints in their …

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City, mayor sued in federal court
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The City of Port St. Joe and Mayor Mel Magidson are among the defendants in federal civil rights lawsuit filed last week by the estranged wife of a Port St. Joe businessman. Also named as defendants in the suit, filed March 7 in U.S. District Court in …

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Ottawa Hills shooting verdict on hold
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Zimbabwe Referendum Watch – Issue 2
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Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights released a statement on 11 March that the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) passed a provisional measure directing the government to allow Zimbabwean citizens living abroad to vote in the … In …

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