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What To Do If You’re Stopped By The Police

We all recognize the need for effective law enforcement, but we should also understand our own rights and responsibilities — especially in our interactions with the police. This card tells you what to do if you are stopped, questioned, arrested, or injured in your encounter with the police, and how to file a complaint. IF […]

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Immigration Crackdown Also Snares Americans

A growing number of United States citizens have been detained under Obama administration programs intended to detect illegal immigrants who are arrested by local police officers. In a spate of recent cases across the country, American citizens have been confined in local jails after federal immigration agents, acting on flawed information from Department of Homeland Security databases, instructed the […]

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What we know, don’t know about Freddie Gray’s arrest

(CNN)New information released Thursday adds complexity, and even more questions, to the already confusing picture of what happened to Freddie Gray after his arrest (see video in post). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMvENRGLZGQ&w=320&h=240 The transport van that carried Gray made a previously unknown stop along its route from where he was arrested to the police station. It was one […]

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UK Supreme Court considers prenuptial agreements

This city filled with high-flying investment bankers is also known as the divorce capital of the world, thanks to the hefty financial settlements awarded by London courts and their willingness to ignore prenuptial agreements. That reputation was put to the test Monday as the Supreme Court began hearing a dispute between a German heiress and her ex-husband, […]

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Wife of Dodgers owner McCourt gets $225K a month

Jamie McCourt will get to keep up her lavish lifestyle. It just won’t be quite as lavish as she had hoped. A judge on Friday ordered that McCourt, the estranged wife of Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt, will get $225,000 a month in temporary spousal support and that her husband will have to pay $412,159 a month […]

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