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New Report Finds Philadelphia's Stop And Frisk Still Targets Minorities

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Civil rights groups have released a report analyzing data on the number of police stop and frisks in Philadelphia. The groups say tens of thousands of minorities are being stopped illegally. 283 more words


PA will get away with cruel/unusual punishment if inmates are silenced.

Penn. lawmakers pass bill limiting inmates’ right to make public statements

The Pennsylvania Senate on Thursday sent to Governor Tom Corbett a bill that allows crime victims to sue to prevent inmates from making public statements that cause “mental anguish.” 212 more words

Helping Philadelphians navigate marriage equality, legally

The Whitewood v. Wolf decision got corks popping and wedding bells ringing, but it’s also raised a series of questions now that same-sex marriage is the law in Pennsylvania – from joint tax filing to estate planning. 634 more words

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