CLEVELAND, Ohio — The U.S. Justice Department and the city of Cleveland on Wednesday said they oppose making changes proposed by an activist group to a settlement aimed at reforming the city's police department.
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A national bipartisan movement to reduce the United States’ outsized prison population is gaining momentum, but immigration reform advocates say an important piece is still missing from the reform conversation: Thousands of men and women are being incarcerated every year because they entered the U.S. without documents.
When West Roxbury resident Mary Boyle learned a large gas pipeline would be installed near her home, which sits a half-mile from a quarry where there is active blasting, she was floored and wondered, “Who would think of doing such a thing?”
JURIST Contributing Editor Marjorie Cohn of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law discusses two recent decisions on the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's (NSA) metadata collection program ...
Once again, we are poised on the brink of a war that could violate US and international law. President Barack Obama faces a critical decision: will he meaningfully pursue a peaceful solution - even collaborating with Israel's archenemy Iran - or will he succumb to pressure from the hawks responsible for destabilizing Iraq during the misnamed "Operation Iraqi Freedom?"
In a highly unusual pretrial chamber ruling on July 16, International Criminal Court (ICC) judges reversed a decision by the court’s chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, not to investigate Israel’s assault on a Gaza-bound flotilla in 2010, which left 10 people dead.
Now that United States and Cuba are preparing to open embassies in each other's countries, what else needs to happen to support the process of détente between the two countries?
Thousands marched—mostly peacefully—in cities including Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C.
The Chicago Police Department has spent millions on high-tech spying equipment, including cell-phone tracking technology, but is extremely secretive about its use.
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority residents are calling for more security, and told Buffalo Common Council members it's what they're lacking under the current security plan.