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Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network Clears Major Hurdle

Five years after Congress first authorized the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) as part of The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act...

Rethinking solitary confinement

Last week the state of New York changed the way it uses solitary confinement in its prisons. This change was prompted by a federal...

White Officers On Trial for Post Katrina Shootings

The Big Easy is still recovering from the ills of the greatest natural disaster it has ever faced. The challenges of recovery include not only scarcity of resources but also an inability to reconcile the realities of race and class in the struggle to rebuildNew Orleans spiritually as well as physically. Among the issues with which the city grapples is that of resolving outstanding criminal activities that occurred in the wake of this great tragedy.

Federal Appeals Court Tells Michigan NO on Affirmative Action Ban

A federal appeals court ruled that Michigan voters did not have the right to ban public colleges and universities from considering race and ethnicity in admissions.

Florida Worker Sues to Block Governor’s Drug Tests

A research scientist in Florida has filed a lawsuit challenging Governor Rick Scott’s executive order requiring state workers to submit to random drug tests.