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F.B.I. Begins Civil Rights Investigation into Police Beating of Suspect in California On Friday, ten San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies were placed on paid leave after a news camera taped them attacking a fleeing suspect. The suspect, Francis Pusok, attempted to flee pursuing authorities on horseback

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Students Sue the Harvard Corporation to Compel Divestment from Fossil Fuels After two years of urging Harvard to publicly discuss divestment from fossil fuels, a group of Harvard students has sued the Harvard Corporation, “alleging that the threat of global warming is so serious and so immediate

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After an eventful midterm election, there are numerous new developments related to civil rights.  Here is a selection of the most significant:   Ferguson Authorities Enact No-Fly Zone to Keep Out Media - New York Times We begin with a development that occurred before yesterday's election.  According to a series

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