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Colorado To Impose Penalties On Police For Interfering With First Amendment Rights By
The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police said it supports the right of people to record law enforcement activity. But the group remains concerned about the civil penalties the bill calls for, saying it exposes law enforcement to
Supporters Of Senate Iran Bill Swatting Away Amendments By
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida wants to add a provision requiring the Obama administration to certify that Iran's leaders have publicly accepted Israel's right to exist, a nearly impossible mandate.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Admits To Secret Investigation Of Judge’s Wife By
It was not immediately clear what consequences Arpaio could face over the private investigator. Federal law prohibits anyone from trying to attempt to intimidate or inappropriately influence a federal judge.
Ex-CIA Chief Faces Misdemeanor Over Massive Leak Of Military Secrets By
The plea agreement carries a possible sentence of up to a year in prison. In court papers, prosecutors recommended two years of probation and a $40,000 fine. But the judge is not bound by that and could still impose a prison sentence.
SCOTUS Just Made It A Lot Easier To Sue The Government For Negligence By
The Obama administration argued that Congress intended the deadlines for the lawsuits against the government to be firm and that the government should not leave itself open to old claims indefinitely.
NSA Grilled On Mass Surveillance Tactics Amid Patriot Act Renewal Debate By
Congress is now deciding whether to renew or modify the NSA phone records collection when the Patriot Act authorizing it expires in June.
Medical Marijuana Activist Loses Custody Of Son Over Cannabis Advocacy By
Shona Banda used Cannabis oil to treat her own Crohn's Disease, but Kansas authorities say her marijuana use and advocacy endangered her 10 year-old son.
Baltimore Man Dead Following Police Encounter Was Stopped For Making Eye Contact With Cops By
"Running while black is not probable cause. Felony running doesn't exist, and you can't arrest someone for looking you in the eye. You have to believe he committed a crime and have an objective basis for that belief. They had none of that."
Colorado Cops Switch Message To Safe Marijuana Use By
The revised campaign starts this weekend, when tens of thousands are expected at public rallies and concerts in observation of the 4/20 marijuana holiday.
Obama Calls Delay Of His Attorney General Nominee ‘Crazy’ By
"What are we doing here?" Obama said. "I have to say there are times when the dysfunction in the Senate just goes too far. This is an example of it. It's gone too far. Enough. Enough.