U.S. District Judge William Shubb allows sisters and brothers of a man killed by Sacramento police to pursue a damage suit against the city under the First Amendment’s right of association. The case involves a man who was shot 14 times by two officers last year.
U.S. District Judge Jerome Simandle declines the bail bond industry’s request to suspend New Jersey’s bail reform policies while constitutional challenges are pending.
The U.S. is ill-prepared to train Afghanistan’s security forces, says an inspector general’s report issued as 3,500 more U.S. troops are headed for the war zone.
Former FBI directors normally attend the installation of a new chief for the bureau. Washington is wondering whether ex-directors James Comey, who was fired by President Trump, and Robert Mueller, who is investigating the president, will make an appearance.
Officers have fatally shot eight people this year, the highest number in the past decade, with more than three months left in the year. Criminologist David Klinger of the University of Missouri-St. Louis said, “As crime rates go up and down, so do police shootings.”