While the #MeToo movement has had an enormous cultural impact, prosecuting sexual assault cases far from Hollywood leaves too many victims feeling unheard, discriminated against, and bereft of justice, a webinar on the justice system’s response to crimes of sexual violence was told this week.
The Joe Biden administration is working with the Mexican government to provide better immigrant access to legal counsel for asylum seekers and exemptions, should they agree to resume the Migrant Protection Protocols established by the Trump administration.
The 65 grants announced Thursday under the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act Program, will be used for training, and for developing pilot projects in areas like suicide prevention and peer mentoring.
The testimony, scheduled for Oct. 21, will come as the DOJ tackles a myriad of contentious issues, including enforcement of the Jan. 6 committee’s subpoenas, the crackdown on Texas’ new abortion law, the overflowing of migrants at the border, and voting rights.
According to Barry Latzer, a professor emeritus at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, statistics often used to support the idea that police act with a racial bias are flawed. A more comprehensive analysis suggests that “whites are significantly more likely to be killed by police than Blacks,” he argues.