Here’s the domestic legal news we covered this week:
The American Civil Liberties Union
(ACLU) [advocacy website] on Thursday announced a settlement in a lawsuit against two psychologists who devised the torture techniques used on three former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) prisoners.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown
[official website] signed a bill
[text, PDF] into law on Tuesday that expands access to abortions and birth control.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions
[official website] on Saturday announced a federal civil rights investigation into the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner
[official website] signed SB 189
[text, PDF] on Friday removing the statutes of limitations on certain sexual abuse crimes.