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Seattle to Vacate Over 500 Marijuana Convictions

Seattle to Vacate Over 500 Marijuana Convictions

Seattle doesn’t have a large African-American population. Only about seven percent of the city’s residents are black, but they represent a gross disproportion of the number of people convicted of marijuana possession.
Now, more than 500 people, nearly half of them are people of...


How California Confidentiality Laws Protect Police Misconduct

How California Confidentiality Laws Protect Police Misconduct

Back in the 1970s, Los Angeles police officers took the easy way out when they were upset with misconduct complaints: they shredded 30 years’ worth of documents.
While more than 100 criminal cases against law enforcement officers required dismissal, the public wasn’t exactly...

California Regulations on Law Enforcement Misconduct Needs Opening Up

California Regulations on Law Enforcement Misconduct Needs Opening Up

Stephon Clark, 22, armed only with a cell phone in his grandmother’s backyard, lost his life in a hail of police bullets on March 18, 2018. His death at the hands of Sacramento police officers made national headlines, and Clark’s family has accused the Sacramento Police Department of...


10 Traits of Psychopathic Police, Prosecutors and Judges

10 Traits of Psychopathic Police, Prosecutors and Judges

Psychopaths know how to avoid responsibility, yet they crave dominance and control. They usually try to ingratiate themselves with people in a position of power, in the hopes of sharing their authority. They use their sharp minds to find weaknesses in others, which they can exploit to their own...

Police Brutality Destroying Cities Financially

Police Brutality Destroying Cities Financially

If parts of the public aren’t incensed over rampant police brutality, maybe simple economics will sway them. All over the country, cities are going into debt and taxpayers are footing the bill for huge settlements given to victims of police brutality, or in the case of those killed by police,...