A federal judge’s ruling on Thursday stopped next month’s expected release of a report from a presidential commission created to study American law enforcement. Judge John Bates ruled that the commission, comprised solely of current and former law enforcement officials, lacked the diversity necessary to address issues plaguing policing.
None of the 18 commissioners appointed to “study a broad range of issues regarding law enforcement and the criminal justice system,” and then make recommendations to the president through the report, have any background in “criminal defense, civil rights, or community organization,” Bates noted in his decision.
“Especially in 2020,” Bates wrote, “when racial justice and civil rights issues involving law enforcement have erupted across the nation, one may legitimately question whether it is sound policy to have a group with little diversity of experience examine, behind closed doors, the sensitive issues facing law enforcement and the criminal justice system in
- Kelly Clarkson is facing a lawsuit from her father-in-law’s management firm over alleged unpaid commissions worth over $1 million
- Clarkson and Starstruck Management Group have a verbal agreement that she will pay them 15% commission on her gross earnings
- The firm claims Clarkson still owes it $1.4 million and at least $5.4 million by the end of the year
Kelly Clarkson is facing legal charges after her father-in-law Narvel Blackstock’s management company sued her for unpaid commissions worth over $1 million
Starstruck Management Group filed a lawsuit against Clarkson on Tuesday and Page Six was able to confirm it through Los Angeles County Superior Court records. The company, which is run by her father-in-law Narvel Blackstock, claimed that she owed them $1.4 million in commissions for her work on “The Voice” and “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”
“Over the course of approximately 13 years, Starstruck developed Clarkson into a