10/4/2017Buffalo, New York Sued Over Racial Roadblocks
Civil rights groups sue Buffalo, New York to obtain data about roadblocks set up to stop motorists in black neighborhoods.
Police in Buffalo, New York have been setting up roadblocks in predominately black neighborhoods, raising the ire of local civil rights groups. On Monday, the Western New York Law Center (WNYLC) and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ) on Monday sued the city over its refusal to hand over public documents related to the suspicionless search of motorists. "These checkpoints are directly harming Buffalo's low-income communities of color," WNYLC attorney Keisha Williams said ...
10/3/2017DC Board Slams Police Search Tactics
City board reports that Washington, DC police have been misusing consent searches in traffic stops and other investigations.
10/2/2017France, Latvia, Saudi Arabia, UK: Speed Cameras Burn
Speed cameras throughout the globe were set on fire and spraypainted last week.
9/29/2017Report Tracks Cash Incentive For States To Suspend Driving Licenses
Report details state-by-state policies on suspending driving licenses as a means of collecting money for courts.
9/28/2017California Judge Busts State For Interfering With Gas Tax Vote
California judge finds that the state attorney general drafted a misleading summary of an anti-gas tax ballot measure.
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