Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: An in-depth look at the connection between childhood trauma and incarceration.
USA Today: House subcommittee discusses ethics rules for U.S. Supreme Court justices.
"I believe that Black men in America face racism and that Justice Thomas likely has faced racism in his past," Donald Sherman, vice president and chief counsel of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said in his testimony. "I also think that there are a litany of ethics abuses committed by Justice Thomas that raise significant questions about his conduct in his role as a Supreme Court justice."
Marijuana Moment: Banker associations push Senate for marijuana banking reform.
The banking groups wrote that the current lack of banking access for cannabis businesses means that the “industry is operating primarily in cash, which causes significant public safety concerns and undermines the ability of cannabis regulators, tax collectors, law enforcement and national security organizations to monitor the industry effectively.”
“The SAFE Banking Act is a narrowly tailored solution designed to bring this growing industry into the regulated banking system and provide much-needed visibility into its financial activity,” the letter says, adding that the measure would promote transparency and improve tax collection.
Mondaq: Seventh Circuit says directors and officers liability insurer is on the hook for USA Gymnastics' payments to victims of Larry Nassar abuse.
Above the Law: More problems with Florida's elimination of Disney's tax district.
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