Tag: law

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Black woman to take command of oldest federal law enforcement agency for the first time in 230 years

Black woman to take command of oldest federal law enforcement agency for the first time in 230 years

Pamela A. Smith on Sunday will take command of the U.S. Park Police, the first time a Black woman will lead the federal agency in its 230-year hist [...]
Law firm’s alleged conflict in environmental case sparks student boycott

Law firm’s alleged conflict in environmental case sparks student boycott

Nearly 300 students from 52 law schools around the country including Harvard and NYU are boycotting working for a law firm they clai [...]
Law enforcement warns extremists want to ‘blow up’ Capitol during Biden address

Law enforcement warns extremists want to ‘blow up’ Capitol during Biden address

Intelligence agencies have uncovered threats from far-right extremists to “blow up” the US Capitol when President Biden delivers his [...]
Australia passes news content law after battles with Facebook, Google

Australia passes news content law after battles with Facebook, Google

Australia’s parliament officially passed a landmark law Thursday effectively forcing tech titans to pay for news content following i [...]
Illinois set to become first state to eliminate cash bail under sweeping criminal justice reform law

Illinois set to become first state to eliminate cash bail under sweeping criminal justice reform law

Illinois Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker this week signed into law a sweeping overhaul of policing and criminal justice that eliminates the cash bail [...]
Australian lawmakers push ahead with news law after Facebook concessions

Australian lawmakers push ahead with news law after Facebook concessions

Australian lawmakers advanced a bill that effectively will force Google and Facebook to pay media companies for news content, cleari [...]
Brexit LIVE: UK ordered to follow EU law before showdown today – 'There are consequences!'

Brexit LIVE: UK ordered to follow EU law before showdown today – 'There are consequences!'

The vice-President of the EU Commission will meet today to discuss the trade issues experienced in Northern Ireland with Cabinet Office Minister Mi [...]
Politics live updates: Law enforcement differ on delay in National Guard deployment during Capitol riot

Politics live updates: Law enforcement differ on delay in National Guard deployment during Capitol riot

WASHINGTON – Senators are questioning the current and former leaders of four law enforcement agencies about the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. [...]
Facebook agrees to lift Australian news ban after reaching deal on new media law

Facebook agrees to lift Australian news ban after reaching deal on new media law

Facebook on Tuesday agreed to lift its controversial news ban in Australia after the government said it would make a change to a law [...]
As Biden weighs domestic terrorism law, let's pause — and ask Merrick Garland

As Biden weighs domestic terrorism law, let's pause — and ask Merrick Garland

You’re reading Our View, one of two perspectives in Today’s Debate.For an Opposing View, read “Make domestic terrorism a federal crime.”The fight a [...]
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