Alamo Managers Accused of Stifling Renovation Criticism

A group representing descendants of Alamo defenders claims in court that the Texas General Land Office and the manager of the San Antonio mission’s day-to-day operations have unlawfully silenced its members who oppose a site redevelopment plan and blocked them from holding religious services inside the Alamo Chapel.

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Cook County Must Face Claims Over Inmates’ Lewd Behavior

A federal judge refused to dismiss lawsuits from female public defenders and correctional officers who claim Cook County, Illinois, inmates have been exposing themselves and masturbating in front of them, a problem they say was exacerbated by a program rewarding detainees with pizza for not engaging in such behavior.

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