Constitutional Rights

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A group of civil rights advocates is suing the cities of Ferguson and Jennings, Missouri for unconstitutional incarceration and policing practices that they say have helped turn the cities' jails into "debtors' prisons." Filed Sunday, the lawsuits charge that Ferguson and Jennings routinely jail people for being unable to pay traffic tickets,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A new law enacted Monday in France will allow the government to shut down...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Texas executed an intellectually disabled man on Thursday, violating the Eighth...