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William B. Gray

William B. Gray was an American attorney and political figure from Vermont. He is best known for his service as United States Attorney for the District of Vermont from 1977 to 1981, managing the successful 1986 reelection campaign of U.S. Senator ...

                                               

Berkemer v. McCarty

Berkemer v. McCarty, 468 U.S. 420, is a decision of the United States Supreme Court which ruled that, in the case of a person stopped for a misdemeanor traffic offense, once they are in custody, the protections of the Fifth Amendment apply to the ...

                                               

Loveland River House incident

The Loveland River House incident was a hostage crisis that occurred on January 3, 1989 at the River House Restaurant on the Big Thompson River about 4 miles west of Loveland, Colorado, Larimer County, Colorado on U.S. 34. The incident resulted i ...

                                               

Maryland v. Buie

Maryland v. Buie, 494 U.S. 325, was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States handed down in 1990. In the case, the Court held that the Fourth Amendment permits a properly limited protective sweep in conjunction with an in-home arrest ...

                                               

Miranda v. Arizona

Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436, was a landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prevents prosecutors from using a persons statements made in response to interrogation ...

                                               

Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. is a credentialing authority, based in the United States, whose primary mission is to accredit public safety agencies, namely law enforcement agencies, training academies, communi ...

                                               

Cure Violence

Cure Violence, founded by Epidemiologist Gary Slutkin, M.D. and ranked one of the top ten NGOs by NGO Advisor in 2019, is a public health anti-violence program. It aims to stop the spread of violence in communities by using the methods and strate ...

                                               

Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers

The Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers is a nonprofit Christian ministry organization of men and women from all areas of the law enforcement community. Through local chapters across the United States and Canada, FCPO is dedicated to ministeri ...

                                               

Police Foundation

The Police Foundation, headquartered in Washington, DC, is a national, independent non-profit organization dedicated to advancing policing through innovation and science. The Police Foundation was founded on July 22, 1970 by the Ford Foundation, ...

                                               

List of United States Attorneys for Wisconsin

The office of United States Attorney for the Wisconsin Territory came into being when the Wisconsin Territory was created from the remnants of the Michigan Territory. When Wisconsin became the 30th state in 1848, the United States Attorney for th ...

                                               

National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys

The National Association of Assistant United States Attorneys is a professional association founded in 1993 to represent the interests of Assistant U.S. Attorneys - front line federal prosecutors and civil attorneys representing the United States ...

                                               

United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands

The United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands is the United States Attorney responsible for representing the federal government in civil and criminal litigation before the United States territorial courts o ...

                                               

List of United States congressional districts

Congressional districts in the United States are electoral divisions for the purpose of electing members of the United States House of Representatives. The number of voting seats in the House of Representatives is currently set at 435 with each o ...

                                               

Redistricting in Arizona

The U.S. state of Arizona, in common with the other U.S. states, must redraw its congressional and legislative districts every ten years to reflect changes in the state and national populations. Redistricting normally follows the completion of th ...

                                               

General ticket

General ticket representation is a voting system comparable to block voting, except for the fact that voters elect parties, not candidates. The parties then select their representatives to fill out elected office. General ticket systems were used ...

                                               

List of majority-minority United States congressional districts

A majority-minority district is an electoral district, such as a United States congressional district, in which the majority of the constituents in the district are nonwhite or racial or ethnic minorities. Whether a district is majority-minority ...

                                               

Central Ward, Newark, New Jersey

Central Ward is the heart of Newark. It was initially populated by Connecticut Puritans, became for a time primarily Jewish, and is currently primarily African-American. It is bordered roughly by Avon Avenue on the south ward, Orange St. on the n ...

                                               

Wards of Houston

When the city of Houston was founded in 1836 and incorporated in 1837, its founders - John Kirby Allen and Augustus Chapman Allen - divided it into political geographic districts called "wards". The ward system, a precursor to todays City Council ...

                                               

Redistricting

Redistricting is the process of drawing electoral district boundaries in the United States. A congressional act passed in 1967 requires that representatives be elected from single-member districts, except when a state has a single representative, ...

                                               

Harris v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission

Harris v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, 578 U.S. ___, was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that the one person, one vote principle under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment allows a st ...

                                               

National Democratic Redistricting Committee

The National Democratic Redistricting Committee is a U.S. organization that focuses on redistricting reform and is affiliated with the Democratic Party. The chair, president, and vice president of the umbrella organization is former Attorney Gene ...

                                               

History of 19th-century congressional redistricting in Ohio

The redistricting of United States congressional districts is made by the legislatures of the states every 10 years, immediately following the official announcement of the federal census that serves as the basis of the apportionment. It was long ...

                                               

Redistricting commission

In the United States of America, a redistricting commission is a body, other than the usual state legislative bodies, established to draw electoral district boundaries. Generally the intent is to avoid gerrymandering, or at least the appearance o ...

                                               

Redistricting in California

Redistricting in California has historically been highly controversial. Critics have accused legislators of attempting to protect themselves from competition by gerrymandering districts. Conflicts between the governor and the legislature during r ...

                                               

Redistricting in North Carolina

The Constitution of North Carolina states: Article 1, Section 10: "All elections shall be free". Article II, Section 3: The Senators shall be elected from districts. The General Assembly, at the first regular session convening after the return of ...

                                               

Redistricting in Pennsylvania

On June 14, 2017, the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania filed a lawsuit, alleging that the existing congressional district lines were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to favor the Republican Party. On December 29, 2017, a Pennsylvania trial ...

                                               

Redistricting in Virginia

Redistricting in Virginia has been a controversial topic due to allegations of gerrymandering. In the 2017 Virginia General Assembly, all of the redistricting reform bills were killed.

                                               

Illinois 13th Legislative District

Illinois 13th legislative district is one of 59 districts of the Illinois General Assembly. It corresponds to the 13th Senate district and the 25th and 26th districts of the Illinois House of Representatives. It spans an economically diverse area ...

                                               

List of current senators in the Maryland Senate

The following is a list of the current 47 Maryland senators that form Maryland Senate, that is the upper house of the General Assembly. They work in the 47 Maryland Districts:

                                               

List of Districts in the Maryland House of Delegates

The Maryland General Assembly consists of 47 districts, each one electing a state senator and 3 delegates. Members of both houses serve four-year terms. Each house elects its own officers, judges the qualifications and election of its own members ...

                                               

List of foreign-born United States politicians

This is a list of United States politicians who were born outside the present-day United States, its territories, and its outlying possessions. This list does not include politicians from the Philippines, which was held under various forms of gov ...

                                               

List of Italian-American politicians by state

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Italian American politician or must have references showing they are Italian American politician and are notable.

                                               

List of Asian Pacific American Democrats

Madeleine Bordallo, Congressional Delegate from Guam Ami Bera, Congressman from California Kumar P. Barve, Majority Leader of the Maryland House of Delegates

                                               

List of Jewish American politicians

Nancy Mayer R-RI: 1993-1997) Jonathan Miller D-KY: 1999-2007 Katherine Elkus White D-NJ: 1961 Josh Mandel R-OH: 2011-2019 Samuel Shapiro D-ME: 1981-1996 David Naar D-NJ: 1865 Jack Markell D-DE: 1999-2009 Steven Grossman D-MA: 2011-2015 Dan Schwar ...

                                               

List of Latino Democrats

Aida Alvarez, 20th Administrator of the Small Business Administration Pete Aguilar, Congressman from California Jessica Alba, actress Jerry Apodaca, 24th Governor of New Mexico Toney Anaya, 26th Governor of New Mexico

                                               

List of United States politicians with doctorates

                                               

Arnold family

The Arnold family is an American political and military family with ties to New England, Georgia and Ohio. The descendants of American Revolutionary War general Benedict Arnold in Great Britain, while not particularly politically active, also ach ...

                                               

Barbour family

The Barbour family is a prominent American political family of Scottish origin from Virginia. The progenitor of the Barbour family was James Barbour, who emigrated to Virginia from Scotland in the middle of the 17th-century.

                                               

Bayard family

The Bayard family has been a prominent family of lawyers and politicians throughout American history, primarily from Wilmington, Delaware. Beginning as Federalists, they joined the party of Andrew Jackson and remained leaders of the Democratic Pa ...

                                               

Beecher family

Originating in New England, one particular Beecher family in the 19th century was a political family notable for issues of religion, civil rights, and social reform. Notable members of the family include clergy, educators, authors and artists. Ma ...

                                               

Biden family

The Biden family is an American political family. Joe Bidens father, Joseph Robinette Biden used to claim the name was of Irish origin, but the claim could not be verified. William Biden left England and settled in Maryland from which the Bidens ...

                                               

Breckinridge family

The Breckinridge family is a family of public figures from the United States. The family has included six members of the United States House of Representatives, two United States Senators, a cabinet member, two Ambassadors, a Vice President of Un ...

                                               

Butler-Belmont family

The Butler-Belmont family is a family of politicians from the United States. Matthew Butler 1836–1909, South Carolina State Representative 1860 1866, candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina 1870, U.S. Senator from South Carolina 1877– ...

                                               

Cannon family

The Cannon family is a prominent U.S. political family in the states of Utah, Nevada and Idaho which descends from the 19th century marriage of George Cannon and Ann Quayle before their emigration from Peel, Isle of Man. The familys most notable ...

                                               

Carnahan family

The Carnahan family is a prominent political family from Missouri. Members of the family have served in the United States House of Representatives, in the United States Senate and in various state offices in Missouri. Notable members of the famil ...

                                               

Celebrezze family

The Celebrezze family is an Italian-American family based in Cleveland, Ohio prominent in the fields of law and politics. They are considered a political dynasty, as three generations have held various forms of office on the federal, state, and l ...

                                               

Chase family

The Chase family is an American family whose members included early American pioneers and those involved in politics, the clergy, business and the military. Originating in Chesham, England, brothers Aquila Chase II and Thomas Chase journeyed to N ...

                                               

Claiborne-Dallas-Boggs family

The Claiborne-Dallas-Pell family is a family of politicians from the United States. Below is a list of members: Robert J. Walker 1801–1869, U.S. Senator from Mississippi 1835-1845, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1845-1849, Governor of Kansas Terr ...

                                               

Clayton family

The Clayton family is an old Quaker family that came to America with William Penn in 1682 and has been prominent politically, particularly in Pennsylvania and Delaware. In 1682 William Penn sailed for America with a large fleet of ships carrying ...

                                               

Crowninshield family

The Crowninshield family is an American family that has been prominent in seafaring, political and military leadership, and the literary world. The founder of the American family emigrated from what is now Germany in the 16th century. The family ...

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