Lawyer Justin Bamberg of South Carolina is called a “rising star” among lawyers who win large wrongful-death payments for people who have been wrongfully shot by police officers.
Investigators of terrorism suspects say they rely more on the “dizzying array of data services and platforms” that allow them to monitor social media accounts. Social media accounts can proviide an immediate look at suspects’ networks of associates.
Officials in the hardest-hit state saw the overdose crisis coming, but Purdue Pharma prevented insurers from limiting prescriptions of the drug, STAT reports.
Study says the cannabis industry is the fastest-growing business sector in the state. “The state has gained a windfall more or less for free,” says study author Miles Light. The growth rate will likely slow as more states make the drug legal.
Advocates point to man’s killing of ex-girlfriend as an example of how domestic violence might be prevented by background checks in private gun sales.