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Kansas Prison Medical Staff Sued After Ignoring Pleas for Help from Inmate who Died of Brain-Eating Fungus

Kansas Prison Medical Staff Sued After Ignoring Pleas for Help from Inmate who Died of Brain-Eating Fungus

A lawsuit was filed Monday against three doctors and 11 nurses who work at a prison in Kansas as well as the company contracted to provide medical services for inmates throughout the state's prison system after medical staff ignored an inmate who told them, "it feels like something is ea ...
Federal Appeals Court Sides with PINAC Reporter, Rules Recording Cops is Protected by First Amendment

Federal Appeals Court Sides with PINAC Reporter, Rules Recording Cops is Protected by First Amendment

The U.S. Court of  Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit has ruled in a 2-1 decision that the public has the First Amendment right to record activities of law enforcement because it ensures cops "are not abusing their power." The majority ruling came in response to the court's considera ...
South Florida Deputy Faints Upon Reading Court Order Seizing Personal Assets After Sheriff Refuses to Pay Settlement to Man Left Paralyzed

South Florida Deputy Faints Upon Reading Court Order Seizing Personal Assets After Sheriff Refuses to Pay Settlement to Man Left Paralyzed

A South Florida deputy who left a man paralyzed after confusing a cell phone for a gun had his personal items seized Saturday, including his car, clothes, television, furniture, golf clubs, fishing rods and computer, after his agency refused to pay the victim $200,000 – a fraction of the ...
Chicago Pays $3 Million Settlement for Police Shooting Death of Teen Holding iPhone Case Mistaken for Gun

Chicago Pays $3 Million Settlement for Police Shooting Death of Teen Holding iPhone Case Mistaken for Gun

Chicago will pay a $3 million settlement to the family of a teenager shot and killed while fleeing police on a busy street, claiming he had a black object in his hand that made them fear for their lives. The black object turned out to be an iPhone case. And surveillance cameras do ...
Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

Stalking Away The First Amendment: Part 1

  Homestead Police Department (HPD) has silenced the First Amendment with false stalking charges and restraining orders. Their abuses leading to two of my three false arrest, and to me being served with four frivolous restraining orders. Sadly, such abuses are not limited t ...