- 2 Utah police camera bills differ on what to make public Updated: Feb-09-16 5:56 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Civil liberties advocates say one of two proposals to regulate police body cameras in Utah this year would give law enforcement too much leeway and would exempt videos of fatal shootings from open records laws.
- Florida court hears case challenging abortion law Updated: Feb-09-16 5:43 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's First District Court of Appeal is deciding whether they should lift an order that blocked a state law requiring a 24-hour waiting period for abortions.
- Racial disparities seen in police stun gun use Updated: Jan-27-16 3:26 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut officers who drew their stun guns on the job last year were more likely to fire when the suspect was black or Hispanic, according to a first-of-its-kind set of statistics that could stoke the nation's debate over race and police use of force.
- Idaho judge dismisses ACLU lawsuit over public defense Updated: Jan-22-16 4:02 pm
BOISE, Idaho - An Idaho judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the state seeking to improve the public defense system in Idaho, saying the case did not merit judicial action because it is not up to the courts to legislate standards.
- Legislator joins national movement on privacy bills Updated: Jan-20-16 7:28 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - An Anchorage legislator and the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska announced plans Wednesday to support bills to extend digital privacy protections for students and employees.
- Recent Missouri Editorials Updated: Jan-12-16 8:01 am
The Kansas City Star, Jan. 10