The Nova Scotia Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued a rebuke of the province’s justice department over its lack of transparency and asked that it release records relating to the death of Clayton Cromwell. 621 more words
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CORINTH, Miss.— Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face. 1,322 more words
The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc (FB.O) to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect’s voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance. 764 more words
Moshe Lax, a real estate entrepreneur and one of Ivanka Trump’s former business partners in the diamond industry, is facing a lawsuit from the Justice Department accusing him of defrauding the government out of millions of dollars. 46 more words
“The Civil Rights Uniformity Act of 2017” was introduced in June. Advocates say it’s highly unlikely to become law—but what precedent does writing transphobic bills set?
As the Trump administration continues to miss court-ordered deadlines to reunite families separated at the border, many in the Texas legal community are stepping up to help. 453 more words