Criminal Justice

Civil Rights Investigation into Phoenix Police Launched

The Justice Department launches a civil rights investigation into the Phoenix police department The Justice Department announced a civil rights investigation on Aug. 5 into the Phoenix police department to investigate its use of force and policies on dealing with homeless residents.  This is the third federal probe into local law enforcement under the Biden …

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The US Senate Introduced a Draft Bill to Legalize Marijuana.

A draft bill has been introduced to Congress with the potential to legalize marijuana at the federal level.  The conversation of legalizing marijuana at the federal level is starting once again with the unveiling of Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer’s newest draft bill, the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act. This bill comes following the …

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Task Force to Start Working in Cities Around the US to Stop Illegal Gun Trafficking

Justice Department implements new plan to help curb illegal gun sales across the US.  The US Justice Department has put a new plan in place to reduce violent crime across US cities. Five federal strike teams will start working with local police in some of the most populous cities with the goal of stopping illegal …

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