Department of Justice
The U.S. Department of Justice has laid out its plan for an exhaustive investigation of the city police department that’s now underway in Baltimore.
In light of the number of police brutality cases, the Baltimore City police department could be under the microscope of the Department of Justice after a letter asks for a full review by the attorney general.
In wake of excessive force cases across Baltimore City, local officials are calling on the Department of Justice to conduct a full review of the police department.
Another bad report for Maryland’s prison system. A Department of Justice study finds Baltimore City Detention Center has the second highest rate of staff sexual misconduct in jails across the country.
It’s a case that made national headlines. A Frederick County man with Down syndrome died in police custody and no charges were filed against the deputies. Now the Department of Justice may step in.
It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?
Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says the Justice Department will visit a Baltimore jail where the lawmaker has been calling for better oversight of juvenile detention.
Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.
There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.
Pennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states’ electorate.
Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.