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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Kentucky Woman, Cleoretta Allen Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking 2 Victims

Cleoretta Allen, 41, of Louisville, Kentucky, pleaded guilty today in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky to two counts of sex trafficking by force, fraud, or coercion and one count of interstate More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Supervisor at Correctional Center, Christopher Loring Sentenced for Violating Civil Rights of 5 Inmates

The Department of Justice today announced that defendant Christopher Loring, a former lieutenant at the Richwood Correctional Center, was sentenced to 46 months in prison in federal court today for his role in a More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Oklahoma Probation Officer, Steven Powers Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

Steven Powers, 35, a former probation and parole officer with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to two counts of violating the civil rights of two More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Transgender, sexual orientation, freedom of conscience employment cases head to Supreme Court

Liberty Counsel filed two amicus briefs in support of employers in three Supreme Court cases regarding whether federal anti-discrimination laws should apply to “sexual orientation” and “gender identity.” The More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Correctional Officers, Adrian Almodovar and Charles Philson Sentenced for Assault

Two former correctional officers at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, were sentenced today for their roles in assaults on a handcuffed inmate in January 2017. Adrian Almodovar III and Charles More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 17th, 2019
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Trump’s Labor Office moves to protect religious freedom, freedom of conscience

The Trump administration has proposed a rule which protects faith-based organizations that contract with the federal government by allowing them to make employment decisions consistent with their sincerely held More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Dr Walter E Williams: ‘Black people must ignore the liberal agenda’ on government help

There is discrimination of all sorts, and that includes racial discrimination. Thus, it’s somewhat foolhardy to debate the existence of racial discrimination yesteryear or today. From a policy point of view, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Mississippi Man, Graham Williamson Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime for Crossburning

The Department of Justice announced that Graham Williamson pleaded guilty yesterday to federal charges related to the commission of a crossburning on Oct. 24, 2017, in Seminary, Mississippi. Specifically, Williamson, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Campaign Legal Center likens felon voter fees to Jim Crow, ‘Felony disenfranchisement’

FROM THE CLC: 10 million Americans owe more than $50 billion in fines and fees related to criminal convictions Over half of the disenfranchised population is no longer incarcerated and is living in a state that More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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ADF files motion to dismiss latest lawsuit against Jack Phillips, Masterpiece Cakeshop over transgender cake

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing Colorado cake artist Jack Phillips and his Masterpiece Cakeshop filed a motion in state court Monday to dismiss the latest legal attack against him for declining More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Paterson Police Officer, Frank Toledo Admits to Violating Civil Rights, Using Excessive Force

A City of Paterson police officer today admitted conspiring to violate the civil rights of individuals in Paterson, using unreasonable and excessive force, and filing a false police report to conceal his criminal More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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R Kelly arrested for racketeering, trafficking minor girls for sex, giving them STDs

Robert Sylvester Kelly, AKA “R. Kelly,” was arrested in Chicago Thursday night following an investigation by the joint Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York and New York City Police Department (NYPD) More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Ohio Man, Izmir Koch Sentenced to Prison for 30 Months for Hate Crime

Izmir Koch, 34, of Huber Heights, Ohio, was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for beating a man he believed to be Jewish outside of a Cincinnati restaurant. Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
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Shasta County Couple, Nery and Maura Martinez Indicted for Forced Labor of Guatemalan Woman and Her Daughters

An indictment was unsealed today following the arrests of Nery Martinez, 50, and Maura Martinez, 50, of Shasta Lake. The indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy, forced labor, and alien harboring for More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 19th, 2019
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Mississippi Corrections Officer, Sharalyn McClain Charged with Beating Inmate

A federal grand jury indicted Sharalyn McClain, 28, a former Mississippi Department of Corrections officer, for using excessive force against an inmate at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility. The indictment More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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SCOTUS rejects Oregon baker gay marriage case due to Jack Phillips ruling

In a victory for Sweet Cakes Bakery and Melissa and Aaron Klein, today the U.S. Supreme Court sent their case back to the Oregon Court of Appeals in light of the June 2018 decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. “Lesbian” More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Human Trafficking Attorney: Understand the Roles and Benefits

Human trafficking is a misunderstood concept. Nowadays, awareness of this concept is increasing among lawyers and ordinary people. A human traffiking attorney is responsible for representing the victim of human More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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Do you need a defense lawyer? Roles and Responsibilities

Imagine you have charged with an unknown crime that you didn’t commit? These crimes can affect your whole life; therefore, you will need a qualified representation, such as the San Diego license defense lawyer. More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Synagogue attacker, Nolan Brewer Sentenced to 3 years in federal prison

United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced that Nolan Brewer, 21, of Eminence, Indiana, was sentenced in federal court yesterday evening to three years in prison for conspiring to violate the civil rights More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Supreme Court rejects transgender bathroom, privacy case

The U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to take up an important case involving a Pennsylvania school district that disregarded its students’ bodily privacy rights when it opened its high school locker rooms and More...


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