Red Cross General Counsel David Meltzer Resigns Over Handling of Sexual Assault and Harassment Allegations
The charity’s CEO, Gail McGovern, announced Meltzer’s resignation this morning following a ProPublica story last week.
Initial mid-December deadline for review gives way to new release date: late February.
Congressman’s Bill Would Force Trump Administration to Fulfill Pledge to Study Racial Disparities in Auto Insurance Pricing
Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., cited our report that minority neighborhoods pay higher car insurance premiums than white areas with the same risk.
The ruling comes in a class-action lawsuit filed by tenants of Kushner-managed apartment complexes in the Baltimore area.
Manhattan District Attorney Says He’ll No Longer Accept Contributions From Lawyers With Cases Before Him
Cy Vance had faced criticism after declining to prosecute high-profile defendants such as Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. and Harvey Weinstein, whose lawyers had donated to his campaign.
Demetrius Smith has long maintained he pleaded guilty to a shooting he did not commit. Now, over the prosecutor's objections, his conviction has been set aside.
Jacksonville City Council President and Local Public Defender Call for Suspension of Pedestrian Ticket Writing
A legal bulletin by the Jacksonville state attorney supports the finding that sheriff’s officers have been issuing hundreds of tickets in error, a disproportionate number of them to blacks.
A ProPublica/New York Times report last month has raised concerns about online job ads discriminating against older workers.
A ProPublica story last month pointed out that the prosecutor had given up his right to veto changes to the unusual plea deal. Demetrius Smith, who was wrongfully convicted of murder when he agreed to the deal, will get a new hearing.
Hate crimes often fall through the cracks in our justice system, and we've only just scratched the surface of understanding why.
Spurred by a ProPublica report, the New York City Council passed the country’s first bill to address algorithmic discrimination in city government.
Concerns about targeted enforcement against African Americans come after a Florida Times-Union/ProPublica investigation.
After reading ProPublica’s story, lawmakers in Florida and New Hampshire say they plan to follow the example of an Iowa nonprofit that redistributes leftover medications to needy patients.
The social network’s actions come after a ProPublica investigation revealed that Facebook failed to keep its promise to reject discriminatory housing ads.
Researchers cite a ProPublica and National Geographic investigation revealing the DEA’s involvement and call for answers from the United States.
New Jersey Bill Would Create Commission Empowered to Probe Deaths Related to Pregnancy and Childbirth
Spurred by ProPublica and NPR’s reporting, New Jersey lawmakers are moving to tighten requirements to report maternal deaths, investigate their causes and identify ways to prevent them.
A House Democrat wants more information on the contacts and testimony of Rebeckah Adcock, who leads the Department of Agriculture’s deregulation team.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs official was overseeing a loan program that was in litigation over a loan guarantee he obtained while in private business.
The pardon clears Fred Steese’s name after state prosecutors had pushed him into an arcane plea deal even though a judge had declared he was innocent. “I’m not a felon anymore,” Steese said.