Several jurisdictions are using facial recognition to aid law enforcement—from helping identify suspects and witnesses, to locating missing children. At the same time, other jurisdictions have banned facial recognition outright, fearing the potential for abuse of such technologies, and warning of the severe invasion of privacy posed by such systems.
A California lawmaker argues that 18- and 19-year-olds aren’t mature enough to do prison time if they break the law, and so she has submitted a bill that would treat them like juveniles.
Trump Administration Launches Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska NativesLauren Klosinski
On Jan. 29, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release announcing the first meeting of a White House task force to address the incidence of missing and murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives.
At its meeting in Philadelphia on January 16 and 17, the ALI Council reviewed drafts for ten projects.
Argument Analysis: Justices Debate Ability of Business That Did Not Sign Arbitration Agreement to Compel ArbitrationRonald J. Mann
GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS v. Outokumpu Stainless USA is the Supreme Court’s first arbitration case of the 2019 term. For observers familiar with the arbitration docket in recent years, this case will seem unusual, because so few of the justices seem predisposed to compel arbitration.
Politicians, judges and social workers in Colorado are on the front lines of a brewing legal battle over a federal law that helps keep Native American children from being adopted outside their tribes.