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Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg criticizes Donald Trump book, says case against former president wasn't ready

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(NEW YORK) — Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg responded for the first time since the release of a book Tuesday by former special assistant district attorney Mark Pomerantz, which accuses Bragg of making a mistake by failing to bring a criminal case against former President Donald Trump at the onset of his tenure.. ...Read Full Story

Family of activist killed by cops at Atlanta 'Cop City' protest camp push for answers

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(ATLANTA) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Monday that it is conducting a “thorough” probe of multiple law enforcement officers involved in the fatal shooting of an environmental activist during a raid last month on protesters camped out in a forest near a police training facility under construction in Atlanta, according to officials.. ...Read Full Story

A new scientific method for bail reform

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(NEW YORK) — Cities and towns around the country are turning to a new scientifically based algorithm that will work to help judges make decisions during pretrial processes in an attempt to create fairer judicial procedures that are less focused on a cash-based bail system.. ...Read Full Story

Mother of man fatally shot by Columbus police renews call for officer to be held accountable

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(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Following the disciplinary actions and murder charges brought against several officers involved in the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee, Rebecca Duran, the mother of Donovan Lewis, renewed her call Tuesday for the Columbus, Ohio, police officer who fatally shot her son last year to be terminated and charged.. ...Read Full Story