In an example of how U.S. Justice Department priorities are changing, new U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman in Cleveland has eliminated the office's civil rights unit and has established a new division that will focus on prosecuting violent crime. The crime unit will use the power of the federal government to build bigger conspiracy cases and target gangs.
Police take 126 into custody in protests over the not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of former patrolman Jason Stockley, who shot and killed drug suspect Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011, after a high- ... Read more
In the News quoting Larry Diamond via Pakistan Observer The Funder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah desired the new country to have a democratic constitution, which he expressed at number ... Read more
Image credit: istock Analysis and Commentary via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog) It might be the most common mistake in education writing and policy analysis today: declaring that a majority o ... Read more
Chicago has wasted millions on police overtime because of an “unchecked culture of abuse” and “inefficient management” that failed to control costs, eliminate fraud or prevent officer fatigue, says In ... Read more
In a state where marijuana use is legal for adults, "just telling kids they can't do that is not going to work," says a school official. DARE says it has responded to critics, but one of them insists ... Read more
Image credit: istock In the News featuring Alice Hill via New America 2017 is breaking records for bad weather, from catastrophic floods to tarmac-melting heat to Hurricanes Harvey, Jose, Irma, ... Read more