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Ryan J. Farrick

Ryan J. Farrick
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Ryan Farrick is a freelance writer and small business advertising consultant based out of mid-Michigan. Passionate about international politics and world affairs, he’s an avid traveler with a keen interest in the connections between South Asia and the United States. Ryan studied neuroscience and has spent the last several years working as an operations manager in transportation logistics.
Cook County approved a $3.25 million settlement for a woman who’d been raped in a suburban Chicago holding cell. The 52-year old woman was attacked twice in succession. Originally confined by herself, the victim was left alone with two male...
The family of a mentally ill Oregon inmate will receive a $2.85 million settlement two years after the man was found dead in his cell. On April 8th, 2015, the lifeless body of Bradley Thomas was discovered in an otherwise...
The Department of Homeland Security is issuing new instructions for Dreamers who missed an important deadline due to postal delays. The New York Times recently reported that nearly 100 beneficiaries of the terminated Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program were...
A city in Colorado is settling with tenants of a public housing project who said their homes were searched without warrants. The settlement – reported by The New York Times – came as an agreement between the City of Longmont...
A civil rights watchdog announced that it's reached a potential $3 million settlement against suspended Georgia Sheriff Jeff Hobby, who searched an entire school for drugs in April. The Southern Center for Human Rights instigated the lawsuit over the summer,...
A federal agency blamed the safety culture at Amtrak for last year’s fatal crash near Philadelphia, which left two railway employees dead along the tracks. Traveling at 106 miles per hour – just below its authorized speed – the train...
Grays Harbor County in Washington agreed to pay damages and make policy changes after a suit challenged its use of solitary confinement in juvenile detention centers. According to U.S. News, the lawsuit was originally filed by a local chapter of...
A 73-year old doctor from Florida has been arrested in connection with the deaths of four former patients. Boynton Beach physician Peter Katz had already been arrested in April. According to the Sun-Sentinel, he’d been prescribing medication with “limited to...
When convicted killer Muhammad Shabazz Ali was brought to a hospital in Dayton, OH, his behavior took a turn for the worse. The mentally ill man started screaming and acting aggressive. He threw chairs around a secure room in Grandview...
A 9-year old girl named Cheyenne Lewis will receive $4m from the state of Washington. The child was found living in sordid conditions in 2015. Lewis’s mother and boyfriend had kept her and two siblings locked up in a dilapidated...