U.S. Justice Department to Address Violence Against School Officials, Teachers

The United States Justice Department on Oct. 4 has begun addressing a “disturbing trend” of violent threats against public school officials and teachers across the country. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. …

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U.S. Justice Department Launches Investigation into Phoenix Police Practices

The United States Justice Department has launched a civil rights investigation into the policing practices of the Phoenix Police Department and the city of Phoenix, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Aug. 5. According to Garland, the investigation will assess …

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Monsanto Told to Pay Teachers $185 Million Over Chemical Exposure

Three school teachers in Washington will receive $185 million after suing chemical company Monsanto over chemical exposure from fluorescent lights that caused brain damage. The teachers claimed they were exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, from fluorescent lighting in the …

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U.S. Justice Department to Investigate Louisville Police Over Breonna Taylor’s Death

The United States Justice Department has launched a civil investigation into the practices of the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) a year after the death of Breonna Taylor. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on April 26 that the Justice Department …

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