Minneapolis Cop Shoots and Kills Australian Woman Through Door of His Car [UPDATED w/ comments from ACLU] – Hit & Run : Reason.com

His and his partner’s body cameras were both off. The shooting of Justine Ruszczyk has attracted international attention and outrage for reinforcing the idea that American cops look at citizens as threats rather than employers who hire them to serve and protect them. A Minneapolis police officer reportedly shot Ruszczyk, who was dressed in pajamas, […]

Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Threatens Stranger in Emails: ‘Watch Your Back , Bitch’ – ProPublica

googleon: snippet Marc Kasowitz arrives at a press conference on June 8, after the testimony of fired FBI Director James Comey. (Zach Gibson/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Marc Kasowitz, President Trump’s personal attorney on the Russia case, threatened a stranger in a string of profanity-laden emails Wednesday night. The man, a retired public relations professional in […]

Donald Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Did a Lot of Horrible Things Today

Image via Getty It seems like just yesterday that Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was reminiscing about mutton-busting and wondering whether he’d rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck. But sure as spring must turn to summer, all far-right Supreme Court justices must eventually reveal the true contours of their judicial ideologies. And […]

Trump Administration Rescinds Order Aimed At Protecting Undocumented Parents From Deportation

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Thursday put an official end to an immigration order created under former President Obama that would have allowed undocumented parents of citizens and legal residents to remain in the country for three years. The plan was never implemented and was put in a permanent […]

Comey Releases Prepared Remarks: “I Hope You Can See Your Way To Letting This Go… I Need Loyalty” | Zero Hedge

Ahead of tomorrow’s much-anticipated testimony, former FBI Director James Comey has released his prepared remarks. Key highlights include: First Contact: I first met then-President-Elect Trump on Friday, January 6 in a conference room at Trump Tower in New York. I was there with other Intelligence Community (IC) leaders to brief him and his new national […]

Sessions orders Justice Dept. to end forensic science commission, suspend review policy – The Washington Post

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will end a Justice Department partnership with independent scientists to raise forensic science standards and has suspended an expanded review of FBI testimony across several techniques that have come under question, saying a new strategy will be set by an in-house team of law enforcement advisers. In a statement Monday, Sessions […]