Official Reports on Police Brutality in Chicago and Ferguson: The source documents behind the news

Did you know that these reports that were referenced in today’s news are available to the public? I didn’t. But they are. For each of the two major reports talked about recently, the Department of Justice put out a press release that links to the full report plus fact sheets and other supplemental material: Findings

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New Immigration Policies: The source documents behind the news

Recent actions and policies surrounding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) (all housed under the Department of Homeland Security), have caused a flurry of news. This week’s policy memos are dense and make numerous references to published law, some of which is on

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Transgender people, bathrooms, and this week’s news: The source documents behind the news

If you, like me, were expecting something more rule-like or law-like to be behind the reports of Trump rescinding Obama’s guidance on transgender bathroom use in schools, you (like me) probably went to the wrong places to find the actual documents. As it turns out, these are jointly release “dear colleague” letters sent by the

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