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Judge Orders Changes At Wisconsin Youth Prisons

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge issued a stinging rebuke Friday of disciplinary practices at Wisconsin’s youth prisons, saying state officials have demonstrated a “callous indifference” to the harm caused to juvenile inmates by the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray and shackles. 665 more words


ACLU Calls Worthington Arrest 'Disturbing,' Seeks Investigation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota’s American Civil Liberties Union is demanding an investigation into what it called a brutal attack by an officer. Video of an arrest in Worthington last summer shows a Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force agent opening an SUV door, then kneeing and punching the driver. 433 more words


ACLU wants to bar public from Lincoln Hills hearing

MADISON — The American Civil Liberties Union, with the state Department of Corrections in agreement, is seeking to bar the public from the courtroom when videos are shown of inmates being pepper-sprayed at a troubled Wisconsin youth prison. 336 more words


Virginia Honors Pair Who Challenged Interracial Marriage Ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Richard and Mildred Loving had the audacity to marry, Virginia law officers jailed them. The state’s highest court later agreed it was right to outlaw their marriage because he was white and she was black. 560 more words

Federal Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump's Muslim Ban

From The Huffington Post:

Federal appeals court again refuses to reinstate Trump’s travel ban.

Donald Trump Maintains Losing Streak In Court Over His Travel Ban… 389 more words