Marshals Defer to State Investigators After Shooting Spurs Riots in Memphis

The U.S. Marshals Service said it will conduct an internal review after the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation finishes its investigation into a task force’s fatal shooting of a 20-year-old black man it was trying to arrest Wednesday night, which sparked riots that injured 25 police officers.

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ACLU Sues to Protest South Dakota’s Anti-Protest Laws 

When the government puts increasing constraints on free speech through protests, litigation remains as an avenue of expression – and that’s the route the American Civil Liberties Union took Thursday in response to South Dakota’s slew of anti-protest laws, including the recently passed “Riot-Boosting Act.”

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Journalists Ask Panel to Revive Claims Over Prison Riot

Several members of the news media, including a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter, argued before the Sixth Circuit on Thursday in hopes of reviving their constitutional claims against the Ohio Department of Correction, which blocked interviews with inmates involved in the 1993 Lucasville prison riot for over 20 years.

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