By Rebecca Chieffallo, Staff Writer On September 14, 2021, the Department of Justice added additional requirements for obtaining no-knock search warrants and limiting the use of neck restraint techniques like chokeholds and carotid restraints. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco released an announcement detailing the newly added, department-wide changes and restraints. Attorney […]
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Photo provided courtesy of unsplash.com By Shreya Desai, Staff Writer “Defund the police.” Since approximately June of 2020, this cry has been heard around the United States of America.  The slogan gained popularity following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, who was killed in […]
Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com By Elizabeth Echard, Staff Writer Hate crime statutes were originally created to deter and punish crimes that were fueled by bias against the victim based on their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. The purpose of hate crime statutes […]
By Nick Frost, Executive Editor “Down there on the ground is a white Ford Bronco,” Peter Jennings reported as, seemingly, the entire country tuned in to watch one of the slowest car chases to receive nationwide coverage. From the early moments of the O.J. Simpson case, people across the nation […]