The Harford County Sheriff's Office has participated in this agreement since October 2016 and it endows some immigration enforcement authority to correctional deputies. But not everybody agrees with the renewal decision.
In response to protests following the death of George Floyd, Wisconsin’s state capital has proposed that police be banned from using tear gas, mace and projectile devices for crowd control. But not everyone agrees.
By Dean Mosiman, The Wisconsin State Journal | July 10, 2020
A bill that increased mail-in voting due to the coronavirus had an unrelated provision for photo ID requirements. Now, Republican legislators want it enforced. If they succeed, voters will be required to show ID to vote.
By Will Doran, The News & Observer | July 10, 2020
Gov. Lujan Grisham signed a bill this week that requires police officers to wear body cameras and orders the state board to decertify officers that are convicted of unlawful use of force.The law takes effect on Sept. 20.
President Trump insists schools must reopen in the fall. It's a widely shared priority in terms of both childhood development and the economy, but there are serious challenges with the coronavirus still on the rise.
By Alan Greenblatt, Senior Staff Writer | July 9, 2020
Legal experts are questioning our current system of “law and order” based on punishment. They are calling for restorative justice programs that can demonstrate how investments in accountability yield rewards.
The president says vote by mail is riddled by fraud. Gov. DeSantis, who supports Trump, agrees, but the elections supervisor for Palm Beach County, who DeSantis appointed to the job, refutes that claim.