Atlanta’s Superior Court Judge Dismissed A Lawsuit To Allow 3 Respondents To Inspect Absentee Ballots From The 2020 Presidential Election


ATLANTA (October 13, 2021)--- A judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday by three respondents who sought to inspect absentee ballots from last year’s presidential election in Fulton County, a decision that came a day after investigators told the court they were unable to find any counterfeit ballots. Superior Court Judge Brian…

Body Camera Footage Revealed Minneapolis Police Officers Targeted Activists During Death of George Floyd Protest


MINNEAPOLIS (October 7, 2021) - Body camera footage revealed Minneapolis police officers saying they were “hunting” activists when enforcing curfews amid the protests over the death of George Floyd last year. The video shows a group of officers patrolling and using rubber bullets to disperse civilians five days after Floyd’s…

Eighteen Former NBA Players Charged With Defrauding the League’s Health And Welfare Benefit Plan


NEW YORK (October 7, 2021) — Eighteen former NBA players have been charged with defrauding the league’s health and welfare benefit plan out of about $4 million, according to an indictment Thursday in New York. Federal prosecutors planned a news conference to describe the case that was brought in Manhattan…

Justice Department Resolves Civil Rights Review of South Dakota Unified Judicial System


CITY OF WASHINGTON (October 5, 2021)---The Justice Department announced it resolved a civil rights review of the South Dakota Unified Judicial System (UJS) that will improve access to state courts for people with limited English proficiency (LEP). The Justice Department’s review began after it received a complaint from East River…

DOJ Instructs the FBI To Seek Out Parents Who Have Threatened School Board, Members, Teachers, And Staff


CITY OF WASHINGTON (October 5, 2021)--- according the US Attorney General said in a letter ""In recent months, there has been a disturbing spike in harassment, intimidation, and threats of violence against school administrators, board members, teachers, and staff who participate in the vital work of running our nation's public…