Sidney's Picks: Police Brutality, Habeas Corpus, and COVID | Hillman Foundation

Clear It With Sidney

Notes on journalism for the common good, by Lindsay Beyerstein

Sidney's Picks: Police Brutality, Habeas Corpus, and COVID

Photo credit: 

Victoria Pickering, Creative Commons. 

The Best of the Week’s News:

  • A judge suspended habeas corpus for protesters arrested in New York City this week, meaning that they can be held without charge for over 24 hours. (Gothamist)
     
  • The no-knock raid on Breonna Taylor was illegal. (WaPo)
     
  • The largest labor coalition in King County, WA gave an ultimatum to its member police unions: Fix your racism, or get out! (Crosscut
     
  • Coronavirus cases jump in Florida. (Sun Sentinel)