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Reno attorney Joey Gilbert challenges Steve Sisolak for governor

For Joey Gilbert, a Reno criminal trial attorney, former professional boxer and now one of twelve (and counting) Republican gubernatorial candidates, COVID-19 vaccines are still “fauci ouchies,” masks are “face layers” and the actions Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak pledged to fight the pandemic was, and remains, “criminal.” But while his …

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China: US Should Fully Implement New Forced Labor Law

(Washington, DC) – New U.S. forced labor law should strengthen control over the supply chains of companies linked to forced labor in China, Human Rights Watch said today in a submission to the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force ( FLETF). The law is also expected to result in increased civil …

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Keleen Connell’s family orders independent autopsy after he was shot and killed by Birmingham police

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – It has been two weeks since Keleen Connell, 27, was shot and killed by Birmingham police. His family says they still don’t know what led to the shooting. The family’s attorney, Johnathan Austin, said the state conducted an initial autopsy, but the results were not shared …

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Adams County State’s Attorney Farha Joins Sullivan’s Safe Streets Leadership Council – Muddy River News

Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha PETERSBURG, Ill. – Republican gubernatorial candidate Jesse Sullivan announced that Adams County State’s Attorney Gary Farha was a member of his Safe Streets Leadership Council, a bipartisan group of more than 20 Illinois leaders who support Sullivan’s plan law enforcement initiative. “I have experienced …

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US ATTORNEY’S OFFICE JOINS WITH RMHIDTA EFFORTS TO END WYOMING DRUG OVERDOSAGE EPIDEMIC | USAO-WY

United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that Chief Criminal Nicole Romine and Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan Coppom spoke at the Drug Information Opportunity Symposium on Feb. 16, 2022, at the Wyoming National Guard Joint Readiness Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Romine and Coppom discussed the prosecution of drug overdose …

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Nick Maybanks announces official candidacy as Linn County District Attorney

Linn County’s first deputy prosecutor, Nick Maybanks, is sworn in as Linn County prosecutor Jan. 4 in a ceremony at the Linn County Courthouse in Cedar Rapids. Maybanks will complete Jerry Vander Sanden’s term, which runs until 2022. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette) CEDAR RAPIDS – Nick Maybanks has worked as a …

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Police account of Miami-Dade teen shooting inaccurate, lawyer says – NBC 6 South Florida

Lawyer for 15-year-old who was shot by Miami-Dade police officer says teen was partially paralyzed, police account was inaccurate and shooting was not warranted on the teenager. Vito Corleone Venissee, 15, was shot and killed by a Miami-Dade police sergeant after running from officers as they attempted to arrest him …

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US Attorney’s Office Releases Annual Report | USAO-SDCA

SAN DIEGO — The United States Attorney’s Office today released its annual report, which details 2021’s top cases and accomplishments that occurred despite extraordinary challenges to law enforcement and federal court operations in the district due to the ongoing pandemic. “I am very proud of our significant accomplishments during another …

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As the first regional director

The City of Pharr Police Department is proud to announce that the Caruth Police Institute at UNT Dallas has selected Michael Mata to serve as the first Regional Director of the Texas Law Enforcement Peer Network (Peer Network), Region Valley / South Texas in the Pharr area. Office. Courtesy Image …

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Statement by US Attorney Chung on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | USAO-WDPA

PITTSBURGH – United States Attorney Cindy Chung today released the following statement for Martin Luther King. Jr Day. “Each year, America honors the life and vision of a great American: the lifelong dedication of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King to justice, equality and service for the greater …

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Hennepin County District Attorney Mike Freeman defends his office’s work

Hennepin County District Attorney Mike Freeman is defending his office against several mayors and suburban police chiefs who say he has failed to adequately prosecute criminals in the growing violent crime wave. Freeman said last week his office had dedicated additional attorneys to carjacking cases and stepped up prosecutions of …

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Berks County District Attorney Announces 2021 Homicide Report

Berks County District Attorney Announces 2021 Homicide Report – BCTV Skip to content / Articles / Community, Government / by the Berks County District Attorney’s Office January 12, 2022 District Attorney John T. Adams announced that the county recorded eighteen (18) homicides in 2021. Of these eighteen (18) homicides, three …

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Robert Durst, estate heir convicted of murder, dead at 78

Jan. 10 (Reuters) – Robert Durst, the multimillionaire real estate heir who was serving a life sentence for murder in California and was the prime suspect in two more murders in the past four decades, has died in prison at the age of 78, his lawyer’s office said on Monday. …

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David Y. Ige | AG Press Release: Hawaii Attorney General Shikada Urges USDA To Increase Competition In Meat Packaging Industry

[ad_1] AG Press Release: Hawaii Attorney General Shikada Urges USDA To Increase Competition In Meat Packaging Industry Posted on January 6, 2022 in Latest department news, Press room HONOLULU – Attorney General Holly T. Shikada joined a bipartisan coalition of 16 attorneys general to make recommendations to the Secretary of …

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State Attorney’s Policies: Law Enforcement’s Worst Enemy

[ad_1] Anyone who has known me over the years will tell you that I had a considerable problem with the policies of the Cook County State Attorney’s Office under Kim Foxx. To be clear, my issues have been with Kim Foxx’s policies, not individual prosecutors. My objection to his policies …

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Plainfield PD, other agencies using Flock Safety license plate readers

A Plainfield father pulled away from his vehicle at a gas station after his card was refused at the pump. A few minutes later, her vehicle was stolen with her 6-month-old daughter inside. Once the case was resolved and the child returned unharmed hours later, officers from the Plainfield Police …

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Nicholas Goetz announces his candidacy for the post of Attorney General

[ad_1] Nicholas Goetz, a local attorney from Owensboro, announced his candidacy for the post of Daviess County district attorney on Wednesday. Goetz said he was showing up to make the attorney’s office more efficient and accessible, as he said he heard about concerns from citizens of Owensboro who had had …

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Sheriff’s office says police pursuit law once again allowed suspect to escape

Photo provided by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office. The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office said Monday it has seen yet another example of how Washington’s new police prosecution law “ties the hands of all law enforcement in Washington state.” As part of a body of law enforcement laws passed by the …

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U.S. lawyer Jennifer Arbittier Williams opens up on federal efforts to tackle record-breaking Philly crime – CBS Philly

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Eyewitness News met U.S. lawyer Jennifer Arbittier Williams on Tuesday. Williams spoke of the latest federal efforts at the local level as Philadelphia continues to tackle record-breaking crime for 2021. Williams is only the second woman to hold the post in history. Its mission, in its …

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Attorney General: No “For Profit Policing” in North Dakota | Crime-and-Courts

[ad_1] Last year, Burleigh and Morton counties were hot spots for money, vehicles and guns involved in criminal activity. But criminal justice officials say it doesn’t appear that law enforcement agencies are abusing civilian asset confiscation, a legal process that targets property implicated in crimes. The North Dakota attorney general …

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Law enforcement: Ministry of Justice can improve publication of use of force data and monitoring of allegations of excessive force

[ad_1] What GAO found Between fiscal years 2016 to 2020, the Ministry of Justice (DOJ) collected and published certain data relating to the use of force by law enforcement agencies. However, the Department of Justice did not publish an annual summary of excessive force data during each of these exercises, …

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Attorney General investigates death of inmate at Essex County Jail

[ad_1] The Attorney General’s office is investigating the death of an inmate on Friday at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark, according to a press release released by the office on Saturday. Essex County Assistant Chief Prosecutor Tom Fennelly and Essex County spokesperson Lauren T. Agnew have confirmed there …

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Law enforcement pays tribute to deceased Wilcox County MP

(WKRG) – On Wednesday afternoon, two Wilcox County Sheriff’s deputies responding to a domestic violence call were shot dead. A deputy, Madison Nicholson, died while being transported to a hospital in Mobile. Law enforcement agencies in the area are posting tributes to the deceased MP and offering their words of …

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Lawmakers have long tried to make hate a crime – but there’s little the law can do, advocates say

[ad_1] It has been 40 years since the British Columbia Civil Rights Protection Act was passed in the wake of the rise in crimes against people of color in the province. The law, which prohibits the promotion of hatred, means perpetrators can be fined up to $ 2,000 or up …

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US Attorney’s Office Announces $ 5.5 Million to Hire Law Enforcement to Advance Community Policing | USAO-NDOH

[ad_1] The United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio today announced that the Department of Justice has awarded $ 5.5 million in grants through the COPS Hiring Program (CHP) of the office of community-based policing (COPS) from the ministry to four law enforcement agencies in the district. …

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US Government Adds Four Entities to Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security Entity List for Malicious Cyber ​​Activity

[ad_1] On November 3, 2021, the Bureau of Industry and Security of the Ministry of Commerce (“BIS”) issued a final rule (“Final Rule”) adding the following four entities to the entity of the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) of the Ministry of Commerce List: Candiru (Israel), NSO Group (Israel), …

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CO Sheriff’s Offices Cannot Post New Year’s Pass Photos

(Update: added video, comments from local sheriff and deputy sheriff) Oregon law limiting mugshot emissions comes into effect, to curb doxing; how will DCSO change? BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – When a person is arrested and brought to Deschutes County Jail for reservation, the sheriff’s office takes their picture and gives …

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Government of India: foreign business entities have no fundamental rights, cannot challenge Indian laws – JURIST – News

[ad_1] Indian government Friday filed an affidavit before the Delhi High Court claiming that foreign business entities such as WhatsApp cannot challenge the constitutionality of Indian laws by invoking fundamental rights under the Indian Constitution. The affidavit was filed as part of the government’s response to WhatsApp’s lawsuit against new …

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Attorney General Bonta Announces Guilty Plea Of Woman From Norco Charged With Financial Elder Abuse | State of California – Department of Justice

[ad_1] OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced the guilty plea of ​​a woman from Norco, Calif., Accused of committing financial elder abuse against a resident of an assisted living facility in the Riverside County. The defendant, who helped elderly clients with their finances and living conditions, obtained …

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District attorneys refuse to prosecute certain GOP-led laws

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – When Republican lawmakers in Tennessee blocked a policy to ease low-intensity marijuana cases, Nashville’s top prosecutor decided on a workaround: he simply didn’t charge anyone of crime. Meanwhile, in Georgia, the Gwinnett County attorney has vowed not to punish anyone for the crime of distributing …

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Civil rights leaders condemn Senate failure to pass police reform bill as families of police shootings feel dishonored by Biden’s lack of action on reform

[ad_1] “I’m upset, I’m angry,” she told CNN this week. The Floyd family, she said, waited over a year for lawmakers to enact a law they hoped to curb police brutality against blacks and browns. They lobbied for the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act in marches, rallies, visited the …

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How blockchain detectives are grabbing digital loot

[ad_1] Paolo Ardoino was at the forefront of one of the biggest cryptocurrency heists of all time. He was inundated with calls and messages in August, warning him of a breach at Poly Network, a platform where users trade tokens between popular cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum, Binance, and Dogecoin. Hackers …

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South Dakota Attorney General Ravnsborg in Special Session

[ad_1] Enough members of the South Dakota House have signed a petition to call a special session on November 9 to consider the potential impeachment of Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, Speaker of the House Spencer Gosch confirmed on Saturday. The House had to meet a threshold of 47 members to …

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Two lawyers struck off bar could blow up Texas abortion law

[ad_1] The deadlock over this blatantly unconstitutional law may soon end. Photo credit: Jordan Vonderhaar / Getty Images The folks who crafted Texas’ recently implemented ban on most abortions have been devilishly smart to come up with a self-defense law enforcement system that relies on people suing abortion providers. who …

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Brian Laundrie’s search in Florida resumes

Video above: Former FBI agent details Gabby Petito’s death investigation Police resumed searching a large Florida wildlife sanctuary on Tuesday for Brian Laundrie, 23, a person of interest in the case of Gabby Petito. More than 50 North Port police, FBI agents and members of other law enforcement agencies on …

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Historic DOJ week was more about restoration than reform

[ad_1] (Reuters) – It has been a hectic week at the US Department of Justice. Beginning last Monday, the DOJ announced a list of new policies that represent a historic extension of its mission to protect civil and constitutional rights and a turning point from the Trump administration’s ultra-conservative approach …

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Nassau DA: woman poses as immigration lawyer

[ad_1] Ronkonkoma woman faces felony charges after Nassau prosecutors say she posed as an immigration attorney and stole more than $ 30,000 from immigrants living illegally in the country who were seeking legal help. Court records show that Tania Gonzalez, 44, faces multiple counts of robbery as well as a …

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Opinion: E. Jean Carroll by Merrick Garland

[ad_1] But to all those who are hoping that Barr’s replacement Merrick Garland methodically mends the deep structural damage done by his predecessor: don’t hold your breath. Garland clearly hopes to restore the Department of Justice to its rightful place as the unique bulwark of our government’s independence. But he’s …

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CFTC Fund Management Act to fix CFTC funding

[ad_1] As stated in a recent Wall Street Journal article, the CFTC’s whistleblower program faces a funding crunch that could force it to lay off staff, as the fund from which it pays whistleblowers may soon run out with the payment of a large whistleblower reward. The CFTC’s whistleblower program …

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CPD started drone program with over-the-counter money

[ad_1] The Chicago Police Department has launched a secret drone program using off-budget cash to pay for new technology, the Sun-Times has learned. Details of the police department’s drone program were included in an email sent last summer from Karen Conway, director of police research and development. In the email, …

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Sarasota Memorial Service honors officers

[ad_1] SARASOTA – One by one – like Lts from the Sarasota County Schools Police Department. Duane Oakes and Steve Lorenz called out the names of fallen officers – blue roses were hidden on a wreath on Tuesday morning at the 2021 law enforcement memorial service. Twenty officers – 19 …

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