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Susan Smith Richardson: The Painful, Winding Path Toward a More Perfect Union

November 4, 2020 – This article was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C. www.publicintegrity.org This is a news analysis from the Center for Public Integrity. Early Wednesday morning, Americans went to bed in the middle of a political cliffhanger. The main character in peril is our democracy. […]

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Lawsuit seeks court action to prevent deaths and neglect in ICE detention

August 21, 2019 – A lawsuit filed Monday in California includes extensive allegations of preventable deaths, medical neglect and other abusive treatment of immigrant detainees inside an expanding national network of public and privately-run jails. The 200-page class-action lawsuit includes disturbing descriptions of life for people held in civil — not criminal — custody at some of the 158 […]