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- How Do Jim Crow Laws Relate to Transgender Issues?
Transgender issues began to emerge in the 20th century and continued into the 21st century. During the second decade of the century, a major issue involving this group involved access to public restrooms. For some individuals the social issue mirrored a time of the earlier 20th century in which people were treated differently due to their race.
- Legal Doctrine of State-Created Danger and Police Liability
The general rule is that law enforcement officers are not held liable for failing to protect their citizens. However, there are exceptions to this rule. One such exception is the state-created danger legal doctrine.
- Law Enforcement Liability
Most police uphold justice and incarcerate the criminals perpetrating illegal activities. They become witnesses in court proceedings to ensure that people who break the law are held accountable. The actions of law enforcement officers usually result in the law being upheld with victims receiving justice for crimes committed against them.
- LAPD Orders Thousands of Deadly Weapons from Taser International
The LAPD is issuing more and more tasers to it's officers as a way to help subdue a suspect. But what happens when tasers do not do the job?
- Responsibility of Jails
While individuals do lose many rights when they are imprisoned, this does not mean that they lose all jails. Since jails and prisons are the custodians of these individuals, they have many responsibilities to these individuals’ welfare.
- Obama Commutes Demaryius Thomas’ Mom’s Sentence
“I believe at its heart, America is a nation of second chances, and I believe these folks deserve their second chance.” - President Obama
- Prisoner Rights While Incarcerated
The United States Constitution provides certain rights to all individuals, even those who are locked up for engaging in criminal activity. Prisoners who are aware of their rights may choose to make a claim against the prison where they are housed if these rights are being violated.
- What Can I Do if my Spouse or Friend Is Not Receiving Proper Medical Treatment while Incarcerated?
While the rights of people while imprisoned are fewer than those of free citizens, inmates still have many rights. This includes the right to medical treatment for physical and psychological needs.
- Are There Any Special Laws Regarding Homeless People
The gap between the richest and poorest people in the United States is bigger than in any other country in the world. As a result, homelessness has become a serious and widespread problem in America. But, how has society come to deal with this issue? Are there any special laws regarding homeless people?
- Are There Any Protections for Transgender Employees?
For decades, the federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act has failed to pass, which would sweeping protections to members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities in the workforce. Without this law, transgender employees do have some protections, but not as many as people who have been traditionally protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.