Daily Archives: 1, September 29, 2016

APNewsBreak: US tried to deport slain refugee twice | News & Observer

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‘Reasonable suspicion’ defined: Black men who run from police can’t be assumed guilty

A ruling from the highest court in Massachusetts that provides some qualification on what constitutes ‘reasonable suspicion’ aims to protect black citizens from racial profiling.  

By Amanda Hoover, Staff September 22, 2016

Massachusetts’s highest court ruled that black men who flee voluntary encounters with police shouldn’t be looked at with greater suspicion than those who comply with consensual stops Continue reading

“[S]tate’s elections system operates, more or less, under an honor system.”

Investigators may probe Cascade Mall suspect’s citizenship status, voting record

Natalie Brand, KING 6:43 PM. PDT September 28, 2016

The Cascade Mall shooting suspect, Arcan Cetin, may face an additional investigation related to his voting record and citizenship status.

Federal sources confirm to KING 5 that Cetin was not a U.S. citizen, meaning legally he cannot vote. However, state records show Cetin registered to vote in 2014 and participated in three election cycles, including the May presidential primary.

Cetin, who immigrated to the United States from Turkey Continue reading