The New York Civil Liberties Union is launching a legal maneuver that could compel the state to allow its Division of Human Rights to investigate certain complaints lodged against local police departments. The case, writes the Watertown Daily News, stems from a complaint filed with the Division of Rights by transgender Watertown resident DeAnna LeTray.
It’s distressing when a loved one is jailed. Added to that stress is the possibility that they may not be able to access their money while incarcerated. However, there are options available to relieve that stress.
Females Targeted for Elimination from FBI Training Programs
Nine African-American workers say they faced regular racism and severe harassment at General Motors Co.’s Toledo, OH, factory. The Toledo Blade reports that the nine employees—some of whom have since left GM—claim the company allowed overt racism, lending to a hostile work environment and fear-infused atmosphere. A lawsuit filed by the group claims that complaints
As a citizen of the United States, you are entitled to a number of rights that help you live a just and free life. However, these rights significantly diminish if you are found guilty of a crime resulting in imprisonment. However, some basic rights prevail regardless. One of the most essential ones includes ensuring that
Montana Attorney General Tim Fox is taking a challenge to Missoula City’s gun ordinances to the state supreme court. Fox already lodged an appeal with Missoula District Court, which didn’t pass muster. The petition for escalation to the Supreme Court was filed on November 29th. However, Fox has yet to file an opening brief. The
Olivo Terminated Amid Whistleblower Lawsuit Involving Sexual Harassment
Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reversing her stance on how the agency investigates civil rights complaints. Education Week reports that, as of November 20th, the department is revising its Office of Civil Rights case-processing manual. Specifically, DeVos is backpedaling a recently-implemented instruction for investigators to dismiss multiple civil rights complaints if they originate
President Trump’s attempts to limit asylum applications were challenged in court Monday. The outcome of the hearings, writes USA Today, could determine how many members of a U.S.-bound migrant caravan will be allowed into the country. Hundreds of caravan members have already converged along the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana. On Monday, Customs and Border Protection