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August 22, 2018

Criminal Justice Missouri

Member of O.J. Simpson’s ‘dream team’ visits Missouri to help with convicted killer’s case

Last August, former Gov. Eric Greitens blocked Williams’ execution hours before the procedure could have been carried out. He instead ordered the creation of a Board of Inquiry to consider …

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August 21, 2018

Criminal Justice California

California has the bail industry on the run. Don’t give up on bail reform now, Jerry Brown

After years of bargaining, waiting, pleading and bargaining some more, having a bill in hand that would kill California’s predatory cash bail industry should be a cause for celebration. Instead, …

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August 21, 2018

Immigrant Justice California

The Thousands of Children Who Go to Immigration Court Alone

One reason for the lack of free legal services in Fresno is limited funding, said Jesus Martinez, the director of the Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative (CVIIC). Many people I …

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August 20, 2018

Economic Dignity Ohio

Advocates Push Regulators To Stop AT&T’s Plan To Drop Ohio Lifeline Program

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Ohio Poverty Law Center and the Alliance for Retired Americans are among those defending the Lifeline program, which offers a …

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August 19, 2018


A bastion of student data privacy, Colorado yields a bit to demands for more openness

“In this latest release, we were very pleased to be able to see how kids are making progress,” said Van Schoales, executive director of A Plus Colorado, an education reform …

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August 17, 2018

Voting Rights/Demoracy California

San Jose lawmakers go through police paces as use-of-force bill looms

It appeared that SJPD’s touted invitation to school legislators about its use-of-force training, in the backdrop of AB 931, a landmark police reform bill making its way through the state …

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