A department investigation being released this morning accuses the court of treating blacks more harshly than whites, denying youths their constitutional rights, and coercing confessions.
While there are calls to try to reduce the city of St. Louis’ crime wave by raising bonds for some accused criminals, a just-retired judge is saying not so fast.
Catherine Perry said police tactic violates constitutional rights.
The former editor of Iowa’s Newton Daily News is claiming religious discrimination and that his constitutional rights were violated after a personal blog post he wrote about the “Gaystapo” trying “to reword the Bible to make their sinful nature ‘right with God.’”
Six couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block South Dakota’s gay marriage ban, leaving North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings.
Twenty-nine inmates at the St. Clair County Jail allege their constitutional rights were violated when they underwent group strip searches.
They say the ban violates the inmates’ constitutional rights.
Lawyers, representing the dancers argue the new law violates the constitutional right of free speech and expression.