In 2014, North Carolina’s Mecklenburg County defied skeptics by adopting a pretrial risk assessment tool aimed at reducing the number of people in jail awaiting trial because they could not afford money bail. Other states should take note, write two reform advocates.
A May 15 Paris conference, co-sponsored by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron, will bring together national leaders and tech companies to focus on terrorists’ use of social media. One critic warned of overreaction to tragedies like the recent New Zealand mosque attacks, which were livestreamed by the shooter.
The Cenikor Foundation has dispatched tens of thousands of patients to work without pay at more than 300 for-profit companies over the years, according to The Advocate newspaper. Some have moved boxes in a sweltering warehouse for Walmart; others built an oil platform for Shell. A former participant described it as the “closest thing to salvery.”
If the bill becomes law, local officials will be required to comply with federal immigration authorities—a move that brings the Republican-controlled state government to the cusp of enacting one of the nation’s most stringent laws against “sanctuary cities.”
The review by the National Guard Bureau’s Office of Complex Investigations comes after the two state leaders in March asked the office to investigate multiple complains about “inadequate accountability for those who commit sexual misconduct.”
Former Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke told a psychiatrist that “time froze” as he fired 16 shots into the youth, according to a report made public Wednesday as part of the public release of almost 90 documents long-sealed by the Cook County judge who presided over the case.