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Trump throws more fake red meat to his base, diverting attention from repetitive management failures, uncovered lies, Republican legislator push back and the lowest approval ratings of any president at this point in his term.
Trump administration continues discriminating against LGBTs; meanwhile, EEOC provides a very different viewpoint.
Some cities said their priority is creating trust between immigrant communities and local police to encourage residents, even if they are living in the country undocumented, to report crimes.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights expressed its “grave concerns” about messages coming from the Trump administration.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed course from the previous Obama administration and told the nation’s 94 U.S. attorneys to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense.”
Undocumented not a criminal problem, according to local authorities.
DOJ probe into Garner's death has stalled by internal disagreements over whether there's enough evidence.
An address to attorneys general signaled that the Trump administration would commit itself to supporting police rather than questioning their practices.
An Obama-era policy ordered private prisons be phased out after an audit found they were considerably less safe than federally owned prisons.
Discriminatory policing practices have "eroded CPD's ability to effectively prevent crime," according to a Justice Department report.
After the president signed orders focused on crime reduction, Sessions referred to an upward trend in violent crime that data does not support.
Lynch has facilitated high-profile cases involving policing and corruption, and brought criminal justice reform to the forefront.
A district judge called the voter registrations removal process "insane" and said it "sounds like something that was put together in 1901."
The report provided 272 recommendations for the San Francisco Police Department in light of several police-related shootings and other racial issues in the department.
Male prisoners in Alabama are allegedly being subjected to unsanitary and unsafe living conditions.
Highly profitable private prisons, which aided in the increased incarceration of Blacks and Latinos due to racial disparities in sentencing, have been deemed highly unsafe.
Now both federal prosecutors and South Carolina state prosecutors are pursuing capital punishment.
"This research reflects a sad reality: the color of your skin is more likely to determine whether you have access to a high-quality, well-resourced and diverse public school."
Both suits were announced Monday; Gov. McCrory calls federal government a "bully."
Lawsuit alleges “racial bias … encouraged by the city in the interest of raising revenue” and seeks to enforce police and court reforms.
Of the 105 officers involved in the 2012 tragedy, only one faced criminal charges — and was acquitted. Terminations will likely not go into effect for several years, says mayor.
Some area police departments cannot afford to remain open.
Department of Justice report sheds light on what led to St. Louis County Police Department's tactics during civil unrest.