California Legal professional Common Launches Civil Rights Investigation of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division

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Jan. 23, 2021 – SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Friday that he was opening a civil rights investigation into the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), the largest sheriff’s department in the United States. The investigation will seek to determine whether LASD engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional policing. The … Read more

LDF Launches Groundbreaking Program to Create Subsequent Era of Civil Rights Attorneys to Dismantle Racial Injustice and Inequality within the South

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MMSP is LDF’s commitment to developing a new generation of civil rights lawyers to fight racial injustice in the south. Tweet this “The majority of black people in this country still live in the south and are constantly faced with barriers to voting, educational equity, and racial and economic justice. For this reason, the LDF’s … Read more

DoD Launches New Platform to Join Inventors with “Trusted” Enterprise Funding

DoD Launches New Platform to Connect Inventors with “Trusted” Venture Funding

On January 13, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the launch of its Trusted Capital Digital Marketplace (TCDM) to support the qualified small and medium-sized enterprises (“Domestic Enterprises”) that make up the Defense Industry (DIB). TCDM is establishing a forum to provide select innovative domestic companies with access to “audited” private sources of capital … Read more

“For the Protection,” a rakontur Podcast Chronicling Well-known Protection Attorneys and Their Most Fascinating Trials Launches Its Second Season on January 26, 2021

“For the Defense,” a rakontur Podcast Chronicling Famous Defense Attorneys and Their Most Fascinating Trials Launches Its Second Season on January 26, 2021

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE) – After a critically acclaimed season of premiere of the For the Defense podcast, David Oscar Markus and Rakontur will release the second season on January 26, 2021. The podcast focuses on the work of the least respected, but perhaps most important, profession in America: the criminal defense lawyer. In every episode, Markus … Read more

State Legal professional’s Workplace Launches Legal Justice Information

State Attorney’s Office Launches Criminal Justice Data

The Hillsborough County Prosecutor’s Office today released a publicly available dashboard that includes data on how that office is going on prosecuting money transfers to convictions. The aim of the portal is to provide objective measures for the performance of the 13th judicial district beyond the conviction and crime rate. “Transparency creates trust. It’s that … Read more

FDA Launches Felony Probe Into Vaping Sicknesses, Deaths

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According to the Centers for Disease Control, 530 people have now suffered a vaping-related illness and seven have died. As these numbers rise, the Food and Drug Administration has launched a criminal investigation into the increase in diseases. This announcement follows on from efforts by the Trump administration to curb e-cigarettes and vaping products for … Read more