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An Oklahoma County District Judge recently ruled
that a privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the
Oklahoma Capitol Building does not violate the state's constitution. ACLU-OK Legal Director Brady Henderson indicated that the ACLU intends to appeal the
decision to the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Read more here.
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has digitized nearly 30 million criminal records and 83 million fingerprint cards as part of a system upgrade project.
"Earlier this month, the FBI announced the
Next Generation Identification system (NGI) is now at full
operational capability. The system replaced the Integrated Automated
Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS), the Bureau’s longstanding
repository for fingerprints."
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