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Judge upholds Arizona law banning ethnic studies classes
www.latimes.com

In his ruling, Tashima stated that the arguments made against the law “do not meet the high threshold needed to establish a constitutional violation.” Although the judge said the … ALSO: New York's 'cannibal cop' is convicted · Judge blocks NYC ban …

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Steubenville rape case begins today
www.nydailynews.com

Officials created a website to counter misinformation about the case, refuting, for example, the allegation that the police department is full of ex-football players from the local powerhouse team, nicknamed Big Red. Hacker activists have publicized …

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Lake man jailed after flashing phony badge, issuing homemade citation
www.orlandosentinel.com

Peek said he'd ordered the badge from a company and carries the homemade "color of law" citations with him to be used whenever a public official violates a constitutional right. "I'm not trying to violate anyone's rights," he said, adding that he does …

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City settles 3 more lawsuits in cases of police abuse, wrongdoing
www.suntimes.com

Mayor Rahm Emanuel set aside $27.3 million to settle lawsuits against the city for all of 2013. He's already spent nearly twice that much just to settle cases stemming from allegations of police abuse and wrongdoing. The City Council's Finance …

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Police: Boyfriend abused boys, mom permitted it
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MOUNT AUBURN MOUNT AUBURN MOUNT AUBURN MOUNT AU — Cincinnati police say a man beat his girlfriend's young children so severely, they had to be hospitalized. Their mother was charged with permitting the alleged abuse. Todd Napier, 22, and …

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Report: UK police had intelligence records linking Jimmy Savile to sex abuse …
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LONDON – An independent report into how British police handled allegations against disgraced late BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile said Tuesday that police held records that connected him to sexual abuse as early as 1964, but failed to carry out an …

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Allegations of Police Abuse in Canada
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The long-standing controversy over police treatment of female aboriginal victims of violence has taken yet another turn with a new report by Human Rights Watch, which alleges widespread abuse of indigenous women in British Columbia by members of the …

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James McAvoy: the new king of Scotland
www.telegraph.co.uk

… at breakneck speed. Immediately before shooting Trance, he filmed Welcome to the Punch, a stylised cops'n'robbers film that aims to transplant Tony Scott-style slick, pulsing action-thriller atmospherics to a shiny, modern London. … Filth is an …

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100 Greatest Gangster Films: American Gangster, #33
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Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) and Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) are the entrepreneurial kingpin and the too-honest-for-his-own-good cop whose lives, we know, are eventually going to intersect. Both deal in worlds steeped in corruption. And both …

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