#3 of 4 Slug: fx/redlight Date: 03/17/2005 Photographer: Larry Morris/TWP Neg# 166019 Location: Washington, DC Summary: red light cameras in Fairfax Caption: Red light camera at Chainbridge Rd and Lee Highway (traffic is eastbound on Lee Highway) StaffPhoto imported to Merlin on Thu Mar 17 15:20:02 2005 A red-light camera in Fairfax in 2005. (The Washington Post file photo)

• Homeland Security walks back the story about the agency’s plans to create a database of information from the tracking of license plates.

• “The Sorry State of Indigent Defense”

• Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) urges the Kentucky legislature to restore the voting rights of felons.

• The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case about qualified immunity for police officers who engage in car chases.

• Florida suspends 700,000 driver’s licenses each year. The practice is sending people into poverty.

• A new report from Columbia University researcher Carl Hart argues that the effects of methamphetamine may be exaggerated, and we could be repeating the same policy mistakes we made with crack.

• A former executive for the traffic camera company Redflex “has accused the company of lavishing “gifts and bribes” on government officials in Arizona and 12 other states.