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2608, 2016

When Police Body Cameras Aren’t The Answer.

The death of a Los Angeles teen at the hands of police calls into question police policies nationwide. This article originally appeared in USA Today.  Earlier this month, a too familiar tragedy unfolded in East Los [...]

2608, 2016

Behind the Scenes of the Transgender Rights Fight in Texas

With an attorney general determined to make transgender youth second-class citizens, we’re rolling up our sleeves. Note: This piece was originally published in The Advocate.  Every year at about this time, my office gets calls [...]

2608, 2016

NYPD Ignored Court-Imposed Rules While Spying on American Muslims

A new report from the NYPD Inspector General provides more fodder for critics of the department’s discredited practices. The New York Police Department repeatedly violated important court-imposed safeguards when it secretly investigated American Muslims for [...]