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Absurd charges brought against reporters covering Occupy Wall Street movement
Article
2011
Reporters without Borders
Journalists covering the Occupy Wall Street movement’s protests and marches are not only exposed to police brutality but also to a sort of judicial lottery when detained. The situation varies from sta...
Banks Are "Where the Money Is" In The Drug War
Big Lenders Face Few Hard Consequences for Violating Anti-Money Laundering Laws
Conroy, Bill
Article
2012
NarcoNews
Man of the largest banks in the world have been accused of failing to comply with anti-money laundering laws — thereby enabling, collectively, hundreds of billions of dollars worth of suspicious trans...
Convicts, Collateral Damage, and the "War on Drugs"
The Real Crime is the War Itself
Nevins, Joseph
Article
2012
CounterPunch
Two recent court cases in southern California provide insight into the identity of those smuggle drugs across the international boundary between the two countries. But more importantly what they do is...
Do Indian Lives Matter? Police Violence Against Native Americans
Loevy, Debra
Article
2015
CounterPunch
With all our talk about police violence aimed at poor and minority communities, we have yet to talk about the group most likely to be killed by law enforcement: Native Americans. Native American men ...
Law Enforcement & Corrections Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
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A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to law enforcement and corrections in the Sources directory for the media.
A New Wave of Climate Insurgents Defines Itself as Law-Enforcers
Brecher, Jeremy
Article
2016
Labor Network for Sustainability
Grassroots movement organizations from every continent will hold a global week of action called Break Free From Fossil Fuels in May 2016. They envision tens of thousands of people mobilizing worldwide...
The Other Police State
Private Cops vs. the Public Good
Rosen, David
Article
2013
CounterPunch
A revealing study on "Spooky Business: A New Report on Corporate Espionage Against Non-profits" written by Gary Ruskin confirms one’s worst suspicions about the ever-expanding two-headed U.S. security...
The Police and Court System: Neoliberal America's Tax Collectors
Platt, Brian
Article
2015
CounterPunch
Last week Biloxi, Mississippi became the latest city to be sued by the ACLU for running a "modern-day debtors’ prison."
State Law Breakers
Violating the Law While Enforcing the Law
Carson, Kevin
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Police routinely break the law under the pretext of enforcing the law.
What is Nonviolence Anyhow?
Hastings, Tom H.
Article
2015
CounterPunch
What is it, this nonviolence? Who gets to define it? A kindergarten teacher is nonviolent when she puts a vase of fresh flowers on her desk and smiles at her little students, right? A young man who pu...

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Why Not Jail?
Industrial Catastrophes, Corporate Malfeasance, and Government Inaction
Steinzor, Rena
Book
2014
Analyzes five industrial catastrophes that have killed or sickened consumers and workers or caused irrevocable harm to the environment. Steinzor recommends innovative interpretations of existing laws ...

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Blue Line Magazine
For those involved in Canadian law enforcement.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Ontario Ministry of Attorney General
Primarily responsible for the administration of justice in the Province of Ontario through the operation of the courts, including prosecution at all levels of court for offences under the Criminal Cod...
Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP
To provide civilian oversight of RCMP members' conduct in performing their policing duties so as to hold the RCMP accountable to the public.
RCMP External Review Committee
Reviews certain grievances as well as cases of discipline, demotion or discharge of members of the RCMP.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
The RCMP works with communities to ensure the safety of Canadians. It enforces federal laws, provides contract policing to most provinces, many municipalities and First Nations communities. The RCMP p...


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