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Law Enforcement



  • The Police Lie. All the Time. Can Anything Stop Them?

    A 1961 Supreme Court ruling establishing the Exclusionary Rule--that evidence obtained illegally is inadmissible in trial--spurred a host of police practices to circumvent the rule, most involving lying in reports about the circumstances of a search or arrest.


  • The Twisted History of Domestic Military Intervention

    by Alan Singer

    The use of federal troops to enforce domestic law and order has usually served the interests of big business and white supremacy; recent calls to send in the troops are not concerned with protecting freedom.



  • A 'Hamilton'-esque Scandal Helped Give Trump His Cudgel

    by Gautham Rao

    The real impediment to Trump's use of the Insurrection Act is historical precedent and norms; If Trump doesn't have any regard for them, there is little to stop him from following through on his pledge to deploy the military in American cities. 



  • Lawsuit: Ice Must Not Destroy Detainee Records

    NARA approved ICE’s request to begin destroying the records in December 2019, despite ongoing concerns and reports of widespread mistreatment of individuals detained in ICE custody.