On November 6, Governor Lee gave Pervis Payne, who was scheduled for execution on December 3, 2020, a reprieve until April 9, 2021, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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In Rare Stand Against Qualified Immunity Doctrine, Supreme Court Will Let Texas Inmate Sue Correctional Officers
The justices say that Trent Michael Taylor was forced into such horrendous conditions that any reasonable corrections officer should have known they were violating the man’s constitutional rights.
Prop 22 passes, scooters give bikes a boost, and a win for disabled rights. LegalRideshare breaks it down.
With the initiative’s passage, gig-based companies like Uber and Lyft can continue denying benefits to their contractors.
Baltimore County to Pay $2M to Settle Claims Police Department Discriminated Against Black Applicants
The U.S. Justice Department claimed that Baltimore gave aspiring police officers an irrelevant written examination that favored applicants from privileged socioeconomic backgrounds.
Pre-teens and teens usually won’t share what is happening to them with their parents, so it’s important for parents to pay attention to any changes in their child’s attitude and talk about the effects of bullying and what to do.