by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 15, 2014
A fundamental legal concept is that ignorance of the law is no excuse. Except, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday, if you're a cop.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 15, 2014 Updated: December 16, 2014
It's like Stand Your Ground, but for dogs.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 12, 2014 Updated: December 13, 2014
Helping liberals understand where their ideological foes are coming from.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 12, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
This week as all eyes were on budget deal wrangling, with little attention and fanfare, Congress actually got something done to reform the police.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
The officer says he pulled out a gun after being attacked. But some witness reports on Twitter suggest a protester threw a punch only after the officer pulled out his gun.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
The tactic has gotten very little public attention, but it is for many black residents the mark of policing problems in the nation’s capital: militaristic, seemingly arbitrary, and reeking of racial disparity.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on December 8, 2014 Updated: December 9, 2014
When Samaria Rice got to the park where she had sent her two children with their lunches, one was fatally wounded and the other handcuffed in the back of a police car, she says.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 7, 2014
Video shows a struggle between the officer and the teen, with witnesses accusing the officer of punching the girl.
by Alan Pyke Posted on December 6, 2014
Police officers shot and killed a man suspected of assault with a deadly weapon in the middle of Los Angeles' crowded Walk of Fame on Friday night.
by Erica Hellerstein Posted on December 5, 2014
He was hired anyway.