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Articles by Chuck Sharman

Justice Department Orders All Federal Agents to Wear Body Cameras

by Chuck Sharman

On September 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced it was implementing the first phase of its Body-Worn Camera (“BWC”) with federal agents in the Detroit and Phoenix field offices of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”).

After the BWC program is ...

Justice Department Bans Chokeholds and Restricts No-Knock Entries for Federal Agents

by Chuck Sharman

The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”)—parent agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Drug Enforcement Administration; the U.S. Marshals Service; and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives—announced on September 14, 2021, that it was banning immediately the use of chokeholds and “carotid restraints” by ...

North Carolina Court Rules That Felons Not in Prison Must Be Allowed to Vote

by Chuck Sharman

On August 23, 2021, in a decision that immediately enfranchised some 55,000 North Carolinians, a state court ruled that felons released from prison on supervision may not be barred from voting.

The 2-1 decision by the judges of Fifth Superior Court—with judges Lisa Bell and Keith Gregory ...

 

 

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