A Texas police officer is on administrative leave after a video showed him body-slamming a sixth-grade girl, 12 years old, to the ground.
- ISIS may have kidnapped dozens of workers at a cement factory in Syria.
- Detroit's school system is suing the governor of Michigan over the deteriorating state of the schools. The state took over the school system in 1999.
- The shoe's on the other foot in New York City, where parents (and a pro-charter school group) are suing the school system for failing to adequately protect students from violence.
- France has made it a crime to pay for sex. Those charged face thousands in fines and would be required to attend classes "on the harms of the sex trade."
- South Carolina is now mulling a bill to block transgender people from using public restrooms that are the opposite of their birth sex.
- I thought these links were going to be Trump-free, but then former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorsed Donald Trump. Authoritarians of a feather gotta stick together.
Colorado Supreme Court Upholds a Decision That Forced a Teenager to Register As a Sex Offender for Swapping Nude Selfies
That result "may strike some as unfair," the court says, but it's what state law required at the time.
“The Court usually reads statutes with a presumption of rationality and a presumption of constitutionality.”
The celebrated law professor lost his position as faculty dean after students demanded his firing.
A solid majority of congressmen, including 41 Republicans, voted for a spending rider that bars the Justice Department from interfering with the legalization of cannabis for medical or recreational use.
From Sohrab Ahmari to Josh Hawley, what the new right really wants is to squelch free expression.