New York City police unions are arguing that they should have the right to continue the appeal of a federal judge’s 2013 ruling that deemed unconstitutional the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy.
Charities must record when their employees use social media to campaign or comment on political issues, the Electoral Commission has said, adding that it would monitor social media activity to confirm posts comply with lobbying laws.
In a surprise intervention, the US Supreme Court has blocked a Texas abortion law that would have left just eight family planning clinics open in the state, rejecting a previous ruling that shut down most facilities overnight.
Former Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Patrick Cannon was sentenced to 44 months in federal prison on Tuesday for accepting bribes while he was in office. One such bribe involved a suitcase stuffed with cash.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) warns stringent reform is required in the field of UK undercover policing. Citing senior officers' lack of expertise as unacceptable, the watchdog’s report calls for a radical overhaul of the sector.
Trials are set to begin this month for two men accused of conspiring to manufacture untraceable automatic-rifle silencers for a clandestine Navy office. The directorate is suspected of running a secret weapons program.
Rights group Privacy International has filed a criminal complaint in the UK on behalf of three Bahraini activists living in Britain who were allegedly spied on by Bahraini authorities using British surveillance technology.