Connecticut releases police use-of-force data for 1st time
Connecticut has released data for the first time showing the race of people subjected to police use of force, a reporting practice that many states are beginning to adopt in the wake of nationwide calls for more police accountability.
Vance's anti-drug charity enlisted doctor echoing Big Pharma
When bestselling author JD Vance founded “Our Ohio Renewal” a day after the 2016 presidential election, he promoted the charity as a vehicle for helping solve the scourge of opioid addiction he’d lamented in his memoir, “Hillbilly Elegy.”.
Immigration advocates sue LexisNexis over personal data
Immigration advocates are accusing the data broker LexisNexis Risk Solutions of violating Illinois law by collecting and combining extensive personal information and selling it to third parties including federal immigration authorities.
Oregon justice fires panel due to lack of public defenders
Oregon’s chief justice has fired all the members of the Public Defense Services Commission, frustrated that hundreds of defendants charged with crimes and who cannot afford an attorney have been unable to find public defenders to represent them.