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He Lost His Eye After a Cop Allegedly Fired a Tear Gas Canister at His Face. The Officer Says He Has Qualified Immunity.
If the officer succeeds, the victim will not be allowed to sue on those claims.
Among other things, it calls for online censorship to shield identities of public officials and lets the governor control city police budgets.
Documentary short Do Not Split draws the ire of Beijing.
Police Officers Brutally Beat an Undercover Cop During the St. Louis Protests. A Jury Declined To Hold Them Accountable.
Luther Hall was assaulted so severely he required a spinal fusion.
England Gave Police Temporary Power During COVID-19 To Shut Down Protests. Now British Cops Want to Keep It.
Cracking down on protesters angry about police violence doesn't exactly inspire civic trust.
The Kentucky Bill That Would Criminalize Words That Offend Cops Also Would Authorize Arrests for Distributing Water Bottles
The heavy-handed measure, a direct response to the protests provoked by the shooting of Breonna Taylor, looks like an attempt to deter constitutionally protected activity.
Plus: The aftermath of the New York Times' anti-Pornhub crusade, and more...
The Russian opposition leader will be sent to a penal colony for failing to meet with probation officers while he was comatose due to poisoning.
More than 5,000 people were detained across Russia on Sunday
Plus: Senators call impeachment trial unconstitutional, Biden cancels private prison contracts, Apple sued over Telegram, and more...
Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
Trump's Belated Message of Peace and Unity Makes You Wonder Where This President Has Been the Last Four Years
Something like Wednesday evening's soothing remarks could have made a real difference on the day of the Capitol riot.
Unlike the cancellation of Josh Hawley’s book, such criminal charges pose a real threat to freedom of speech.
The impeachment article against the president cites a little-discussed section of the 14th Amendment.
Laws against sedition have historically been used by insecure officials to punish critics.
Yesterday's events at the Capitol building should be understood as a colossal law enforcement failure.
Plus: National Association of Manufacturers calls on Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment, Trump's response to the riot, and more...
The president's weak pleading has done little to mollify demonstrators currently storming the Capitol.
Trump said the "Save America March" would be peaceful, but his apocalyptic rhetoric had predictable consequences.
“This is banana republic crap we’re watching happen right now.”
What I saw from the grounds of the U.S. Capitol building.
Wild scenes are unfolding at the U.S. Capitol, which is now on lockdown amid clashes between pro-Trump protestors and police.
The Bay State finally creates a police certification system.
What's next for Portland?
Police response “likely escalated tensions and the potential for violence” say investigators.
Authoritarian-minded officials have found opportunity in public health fears.
Plus: Vaccine distribution begins, stimulus talks continue, and more...
Portland’s protesters aren’t going to fade away after the election, but are they stuck in a rut?
Plus: Fate of Texas drive-thru ballots still uncertain, exposure to diverse news sources is up, Oregon may lessen penalties for possessing drugs, and more...
Protests and Looting Continue After Philadelphia Cops Fatally Shoot a Knife-Wielding Man Experiencing a 'Mental Crisis'
Walter Wallace's family says the officers could have defused the situation without using lethal force.
Plus: Pennsylvania restaurant wins lockdown lawsuit, Pakistan bans TikTok, and more...
Regina Ip spins a fantasy of a just government restoring order to Hong Kong.
Leaders of the organization reportedly see this as tacit approval.
Peace will come only from leaving other people alone on the condition that they do the same for us.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Unveils Bill To Stiffen Penalties for Protesters and Punish Towns That Cut Police Budgets
The parts that aren't constitutionally dubious are brainless culture-war fodder.
So far, they don't seem to have actually closed the borders. But his threat probably has a different aim.
Perspectives on the proposed federal classification of Portland and other cities in crisis.