St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis seeks attorney's fees from protester who won jury award in police brutality case.
WMFE: Lake County to remove surveillance cameras on county property and roads.
Commissioner Josh Blake raised the issue of roadside surveillance last month after the crime-fighting technology company Flock Safety set up 98 cameras reading license plates in Lake County.
America: The U.S. economy sets the formerly incarcerated up for failure.
But the aftermath of incarceration “is an undercovered story, while 600,000 people leave prison every year,” said Ms. (Wanda) Betram of the Prison Policy Initiative. To put it broadly, they struggle. In the United States, 76.6 percent of prisoners are rearrested within five years, compared to 20 percent in Norway, where the concept of imprisonment is geared toward rehabilitation instead of punishment.
How we treat people coming out of prison is a measure of the morality of our economy. “Often when leaving prison, the person finds himself in a world that is alien to him and that does not recognize him as trustworthy, even excluding him from the possibility of working to obtain a decent livelihood,” Pope Francis said in a 2019 speech to leaders of Catholic prison ministries. “By preventing people from regaining the full exercise of their dignity,” they are exposed again to the lack of opportunity that often contributed to their committing a crime in the first place.
Politico: Biden administration says it will again try to end Trump's "remain in Mexico" policy.
The New Yorker: Trump still faces a reckoning in New York.
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