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Demonstrators protest outside the police department entrance of the Pine Lawn Municipal Court Building on March 5, 2015  in Pine Lawn, Missouri.. The group of about 20 demonstrators were protesting the 20,000 outstanding arrest warrants issued last year in a town with 3,400 residents.  (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

Protesters March on Pine Lawn Municipal Court

Some say they hope the Justice Department will review court procedures.

17 hours ago

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Source: Federal Report Finds Racial Bias in City of Ferguson

The report will charge that police disproportionately use excessive force against blacks and that black drivers are stopped and searched far more often than white motorists.

03/03/2015

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

NYT: Justice Dept. Report on Ferguson Police Could be Released This Week

The U.S. Department of Justice is not expected to be kind to Ferguson police in it’s final report on the department.

03/02/2015

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U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling Ban

The Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.

12/08/2014

Though the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, several federal investigations will proceed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

What’s Next In The Ferguson Case?

Though the grand jury declined to indict officer Darren Wilson, several federal investigations will proceed.

11/24/2014

Michael Brown Jr. (UPI/handout)

Probe of Ferguson Police Could Spur Broad Change

As local authorities in Missouri near the end of their investigation in the Ferguson shooting, a broader federal civil rights review could hold a greater potential to refashion the police department and bring long-lasting change.

11/19/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the 44th Annual Congressional Black Caucus legislative conference on Sept. 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Holder: Ferguson Police Need ‘Wholesale Change’

Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for “wholesale change” in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.

10/29/2014

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Clay Wants Wider Civil Rights Investigation

U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay is asking the Justice Department to widen its civil rights investigation in the St. Louis region to include municipal courts in the city and throughout St. Louis County.

10/28/2014

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Guide to Developments in Ferguson Police Shooting

It has been nearly 11 weeks since Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer.

10/24/2014

Demonstrators block an intersection as they occupy streets protesting the October 8 killing of 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers Jr. by an off duty St. Louis police officer on October 9, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. The St. Louis area has been struggling to heal since riots erupted in suburban Ferguson, Missouri after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9.  An upside down flag is a universal symbol of distress. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

St. Louis Attorney: ‘This Is A Racial Powder Keg’

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation ahead of a weekend of planned rallies and civil disobedience.

10/10/2014

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