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The Washington Post: TSA Head Orders New Virus Safety Measures After Meeting Whistleblower

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. TSA Head Orders New Virus Safety Measures After Meeting Whistleblower The head of the Transportation Security Administration ordered new coronavirus safety precautions last week after meeting with a whistleblower who alleged that the agency wasn’t doing enough to [...]

AP: Lawyer: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint

Note: this article, featuring our client Jay Brainard and our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here. Lawyer: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint The Transportation Security Administration has improved coronavirus protection for airport screeners after a TSA official accused the agency of endangering travelers, the whistleblower’s lawyer said Wednesday. The changes include requiring [...]

MSNBC: TSA Whistleblower Says Agency Isn’t Doing Enough to Keep Officers, Passengers Safe

Note: this video, featuring our client Jay Brainard, was originally published and can be found here. TSA Whistleblower Says Agency Isn’t Doing Enough to Keep Officers, Passengers Safe While many worry about coronavirus risks that may come with flying on an airplane, there could be another health concern before passengers even get to their gate. [...]

CNN: Two Independent Watchdogs Investigating DOJ Leaders in Cannabis Probe, Whistleblower Says

Note: this article, featuring our client John Elias and our David Seide, was originally published here. Two Independent Watchdogs Investigating DOJ Leaders in Cannabis Probe, Whistleblower Says (CNN) Two independent watchdogs are reviewing whether the Justice Department investigated cannabis companies because of political feelings against them, according to a whistleblower and his lawyer. During his testimony [...]

New York Times: Roger Stone Sentencing Was Politicized, Ex-Prosecutor Plans to Testify

Note: this article, featuring our client John Elias, was originally published here. Roger Stone Sentencing Was Politicized, Ex-Prosecutor Plans to Testify The prosecutor’s supervisor said that the case was being treated differently because of the defendant’s relationship with the president, according to planned testimony. Senior law enforcement officials intervened to seek a more lenient prison [...]

PBS News Hour: WATCH: Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearing on incarceration practices during COVID-19

Note: this video and article, featuring our client Dr. Scott Allen, was originally published here. WATCH: Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearing on incarceration practices during COVID-19 The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing June 2 on incarceration practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the hearing live in the video player above. Dr. Scott Allen testified [...]

ABC News: Doctor Who Advised Homeland Security Testifies Against COVID-19 Protocols in Immigration Detention

Note: this article, featuring our client Dr. Scott Allen and our Senior Counsel Dana Gold, was originally published here. Doctor Who Advised Homeland Security Testifies Against COVID-19 Protocols in Immigration Detention Dr. Scott Allen rebuked the administration over detention center conditions. A doctor contracted by the Department of Homeland Security to advise on detention health [...]

NowThis: COVID-19 Crisis in ICE Detention Centers

Note: this video, featuring our client Dr. Josiah 'Jody' Rich and Government Accountability Project, can be found here. COVID-19 Crisis in ICE Detention Centers ‘We’re like rats trapped in a cage. If one of us gets sick, we’re all going to get sick.’ — These migrant detainees are sharing what it’s like inside an ICE [...]

New York Times: ‘Everybody Was Sick’: Inside an ICE Detention Center

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. ‘Everybody Was Sick’: Inside an ICE Detention Center Like jails, ICE facilities are faced with tough decisions as to how to keep their dense populations safe. Last month, Makalay Tarawally propped her 2-month-old in front of her phone so that his father could meet [...]

USA Today: To Slow Pandemic, Trump Should Release Nonviolent Immigrants From Detention Centers

Note: this article, featuring disclosures from our clients Scott Allen and Josiah Rich, was originally published here. To Slow Pandemic, Trump Should Release Nonviolent Immigrants From Detention Centers As the virus spreads in detention facilities, it will threaten not only immigrants but also attorneys, visitors, guards, maintenance staff and others. Coronavirus is already at the [...]

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