For decades, New York has gone further than most states in keeping police misconduct records confidential, even as high-profile incidents like Eric Garner’s death on Staten Island at the hands of police officers prompted calls from civil-rights advocates for more transparency and accountability. Ms. DeBorde said that she did not know whether her client lied in the affidavit and that it was “irresponsible” of the police chief to speak publicly when the officer in question was still in intensive care and “heavily medicated.”
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NEW DELHI — After apprehending a Muslim man suspected of stealing a motorcycle, the Hindu mob tied him to a lamppost and reportedly beat him for 12 hours while forcing him to chant praises to Hindu gods. Videos began circulating widely showing the attack last week in eastern India, which went on for so long that some of the footage was in daylight and other parts in darkness. If Huawei’s involvement in trade secret theft and sanctions violations reaches to the highest levels, including Ms. Meng, then under a provision of the federal sentencing guidelines a court could determine that the company was “operated primarily for a criminal purpose or primarily by criminal means.” That would authorize a penalty “sufficient to divest the organization of all its net assets” — the corporate death penalty. That is unlikely, but it is the ultimate power that federal prosecutors have to stop a company from committing crimes.
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Log InOriginally published 10:00 a.m. PTUpdated 3:20 p.m. PT: Adds additional Burdge comment regarding LISA. Their blunt condemnation of Amazon underscores the extent to which this has become an animating issue for the far left. And their reaction is one act in a broader set of 2020 issues for progressive Democrats that includes the Green New Deal, which proposes far-reaching federal intervention in the economy to tackle climate change, and the determination to rein in leviathan tech companies, whose founders have lost their luster as heroes of a new economy.