Isthmus: School resource officers are not the answer.
Salon: Did the FBI order Malcolm X's murder? The question reemerges.
"But what we have obtained now in this reinvestigation, are numerous materials that my office tragically did not have in 1965 and thus did not turn over to the defense," (Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus) Vance told the court. "Most critically, we have obtained dozens and dozens of reports, from the FBI and the NYPD's Bureau of Special Services and Investigations. … And, significantly, we now have reports revealing that, on orders from Director J. Edgar Hoover himself, the FBI ordered multiple witnesses not to tell police or prosecutors that they were, in fact, FBI informants."
Herald-Mail Media: Civil lawsuits taking over where government fails.
As institutions including legislatures, executives and criminal justice systems have abrogated their duties, civil law is filling the void.
Consider how for more than 20 years now, the ball of public safety has been dropped at every conceivable level in the ongoing opioid crisis. All our institutions — government, medical, pharmaceutical, regulatory, judicial — failed to do their jobs, and hundreds of thousands have died.
Right On Crime: The Rittenhouse case is a cautionary tale for conservative legislatures.
For this reason, the Rittenhouse case is a cautionary tale for conservative legislatures, where debates are waged around whether to infuse prosecutors with more power over the outcome of a criminal case, while reducing the influence of the judge.
Proponents call it truth in sentencing. The result is the tipping of the state’s criminal justice balance of power in favor of prosecutors, who, let’s not forget, are partial actors in this system.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Waukesha parade attacker's history of domestic violence is not surprising, experts say.
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