Five articles chosen to be highlighted by our editor.
California recently reached a settlement agreement in a lawsuit filed by prisoners who had been indefinitely placed in solitary confinement that aims at returning thousands of isolated prisoners to general population. ...[Continue Reading]
Congressional Democrats introduce a new bill, the Equality Act, which seeks to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and provide sweeping protections for sexual and gender minorities across America. ...[Continue Reading]
A federal appeals court found that exceedingly strict voter ID laws in Texas violated the Voting Rights Act of 1965 due to the laws’ disparate impact on minorities. ...[Continue Reading]
From Michael Brown to Eric Garner to most recently Sandra Bland; the United States has a serious policing problem. ...[Continue Reading]
With the expansive nature of the Internet, states need to move quickly to combat the harming effects of revenge porn. ...[Continue Reading]
North Carolina currently has two bills in the House that attempt to remedy the current political turmoil between law enforcement and the community with the implementation of police worn body cameras. ...[Continue Reading]
Is the right to record police interactions protected by the constitution? If so, what are the policy implications of allowing citizens to press play? ...[Continue Reading]