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Signed as Law: Virginia Prohibits No-Knock Warrants

Posted by on November 28, 2020 in Federal Law, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Signed as Law: Virginia Prohibits No-Knock Warrants

Late last month, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill into law that bans “no-knock” warrants and nullifies the impact of several Supreme Court opinions in practice and effect.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies At 87

Posted by on September 19, 2020 in Agencies & Systems, Federal Law, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies At 87

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87, setting the stage for major battles over US Supreme Court.

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Citizens United: The Court Ruling That Sold Our Democracy

Posted by on January 23, 2020 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Citizens United: The Court Ruling That Sold Our Democracy

Ten years ago, in January 2010, the Supreme Court released its disastrous Citizens United decision. The court, either through remarkable naivety or sheer malevolence, essentially married the terrible idea that “money is speech” to the terrible idea that “corporations are people.” #citizensunited

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#HereToStay: Student Walkouts Across US to Demand Supreme Court Defend DACA

Posted by on November 10, 2019 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
#HereToStay: Student Walkouts Across US to Demand Supreme Court Defend DACA

Students across the country walked out of their schools Friday to demand that the Supreme Court rule against President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind DACA protections for undocumented immigrants #HereToStay #DACA #HomeIsHere

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The Best Way To Honor Tamir Rice is by Reforming Our Broken Justice System

Posted by on December 30, 2015 in Agencies & Systems, Government with 64 Comments
The Best Way To Honor Tamir Rice is by Reforming Our Broken Justice System

How many times will our justice system refuse to charge police with killing unarmed black people? When will our judicial system deem the death of people of color at the hands of law enforcement to at least be worthy of a trial?

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