In September, with little fanfare, the NY Times broke a story that revealed that the Drug Enforcement Agency has been spying on American citizens in an NSA-style program. The program is known as the Hemisphere Project.
In a recent decision, a federal appeals panel upheld a judge’s ruling striking down New York’s Stop and Frisk law. Another appeals panel had previously blocked the ruling, claiming that the judge may not have been impartial, in part, because she had given interviews on the issues. The Stop and Frisk has been challenged as a clear violation […]
Police drug analyst Annie Dookhan recently pled guilty to 27 felony counts and was sentenced to 3-5 years in prison for tampering with evidence in as many as 40,000 cases in Massachusetts.