Former National Institute of Justice director John Laub and other academic leaders want “to ensure that DOJ does not slip backwards and continues to use science and evidence with respect to policies regarding crime and justice.”
The 19-year-old suspect holds citizenship in both Israel and the United States. He is accused of making scores of telephone threats in the past six months against Jewish venues in the United States and in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
The British-born man killed four in a rampage at the threshold of Parliament. Although authorities said he acted alone, they arrested eight people in related raids at six addresses across the country.
A series of memos from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed U.S. diplomatic missions to identify “populations warranting increased scrutiny” and toughen screening for visa applicants in those groups, including a “mandatory social media check.” The messages highlight the labor-intensive details involved in carrying out President Trump’s often-repeated campaign promise.
At a White House sit-down, the Congressional Black Caucus presented Trump with a 130-page policy proposal with a taunting title: “We Have a Lot to Lose: Solutions to Advance Black Families in the 21st Century.”