To find out about your local prosecutor, you can go to winningjustice.org and search by zip code to see where they stand on six of Color of Change’s demands for reducing mass incarceration. If you search Mike Freeman, for example—the Hennepin County attorney who announced murder and manslaughter charges against Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer responsible for George Floyd’s death after he knelt on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes—you’ll see that he was first elected in 1990, has held that position for more than 20 years, has begun to implement reforms such as requesting lower dollar amounts for bail—another thing in prosecutors’ power—but hasn’t made much progress when it comes to holding police accountable. … [Read more...] about Does your local prosecutor hold police accountable? This site will tell you
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The US government has announced it will not allow foreign students to remain in the country, if all of their classes are moved online due to novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the fall season. These are students of non-immigrant F-1 and M-1 visas pursuing an education in the US. … [Read more...] about 3 Point Analysis | US student visa restriction: How will this move impact Indian students?
In April, based on further data from the researchers, the FDA said that polyester swabs could be used for the process, which can be manufactured more quickly than the foam swabs that were initially used, and stored in normal saline rather than the specific formula that was initially used to transport foam swabs to labs. In May, data from Quantigen showed that it’s possible to transport samples in a dry tube and have them stay stable for as long as three days—meaning that someone who thinks they might have COVID could take a sample at home and then send it to a lab, avoiding the further spread of the virus that might happen if they went to a clinic or test site instead. … [Read more...] about How COVID tests are becoming a lot less uncomfortable—and safer for nurses