- A Kansas man wrongly imprisoned for 23 years will get no compensation from the state.
- A charity set up in Philando Castile’s name has eradicated the school lunch debt for all of the kids at the school district where he worked.
- There was another botched execution last month, this time in Alabama.
- Philadelphia’s police unions are freaking out over newly elected, reform-minded District Attorney Larry Krasner. That’s probably a good thing.
- Body-camera footage shows a San Diego police officer lied multiple times under oath about his citation of a homeless man.
- Body-cam video shows an Asheville, N.C., police officer beating a man for jaywalking. The police chief is furious … not about the beating, but that someone leaked the video. The fact that city officials didn’t know about the beating until the video was leaked and posted by a newspaper shows why North Carolina’s law exempting body-cam footage from public records laws is pretty much the opposite of police accountability.
- Report: Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials shackled 92 Somalis for a 40-hour deportation plane ride. The Somalis say they were forced to urinate on themselves, were beaten, and were subjected to threats.
- A BuzzFeed investigation has found that hundreds of NYPD officers got to keep their jobs and pensions despite lying under oath, beating innocent people and other serious offenses.
- Justice Neil M. Gorsuch provided the deciding vote in a case that will undermine the ability of prisoners to sue for abuse at the hands of prison guards.
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