Constitutional Rights

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A federal judge ruled on Monday that the police in Ferguson, Missouri violated protesters’ constitutional rights by forcing them to keep moving or risk arrest. U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry issued a preliminary injunction (pdf) against officers to prevent them from enforcing the tactic dubbed by the ACLU of Missouri as the “five-second rule...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
“It's time for Scott County to stop illegally robbing people of their lives,” Buskey said.
Octavius Burks has been locked in jail for three years. He has not been charged...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
After serving more than 41 years in solitary confinement, the longest sentence...