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  1. CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | LewRockwell.com

    A review was conducted of the recent events in Charlottesville: Independent Review of the 2017 Protest Events in Charlottesville, Virginia . The review was led by Hunton & Williams, a law firm founded in Richmond but with offices now around the world.

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  2. Heaphy report criticizes - woefully inadequate' response from U.Va. Police on Aug. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Cavalier Daily

    The report criticized the University Police Department's handling of a white nationalist torchlit march through Grounds on Aug. 11. An independent review released last Friday strongly criticized the University Police Department for failing to collaborate with other law enforcement agencies and adequately respond to the white nationalist torchlit march through Grounds Aug. 11, describing the response as "woefully inadequate." "University officials were aware of this event for hours before it began but took no action to enforce separation between groups or otherwise prevent violence," reads the the independent review of white nationalist protests that took place in the city this past summer.

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  3. Tear gas, dump trucks and Antifa: 10 other takeaways from the Heaphy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The independent review of the violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville on Aug. 12 found widespread law enforcement and government failures that elected officials are only just beginning to sort out.

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  4. Founder of Noah's Children pediatric hospice program named RTD Person of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Powhatan Today

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  5. At Charlottesville council meeting, residents widely pan Heaphy report, Signer responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Fredericksburg.com

    Former federal prosecutor Tim Heaphy, of Hunton & Williams, on Monday presents findings of an investigation about the Aug. 12 "Unite the Right" rally to the Charlottesville City Council. Former federal prosecutor Tim Heaphy, of Hunton & Williams, on Monday presents findings of an investigation about the Aug. 12 "Unite the Right" rally to the Charlottesville City Council.

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  6. Uber's use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Yahoo!

    Top executives at Uber Technologies Inc used the encrypted chat app Wickr to hold secret conversations, current and former workers testified in court this week, setting up what could be the first major legal test of the issues raised by the use of encrypted apps inside companies. The revelations Tuesday and Wednesday about the extensive use of Wickr inside Uber upended the high-stakes legal showdown with Alphabet's Inc Waymo unit, which accuses the ride-hailing firm of stealing its self-driving car secrets.

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  7. Report: Officer safety put ahead of public safety at rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Yahoo!

    Law enforcement failed to adequately plan for or respond to a violent white nationalist rally this summer in Virginia, leading to "deep distrust of government" in the Charlottesville community, an independent review released Friday found. Former U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy's monthslong investigation found a lack of coordination between state and city police and a passive response by officials to the chaos.

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  8. Report: Officer safety put ahead of public safety at Charlottesville rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | WKRN

    Law enforcement failed to adequately plan for or respond to a violent white nationalist rally this summer in Virginia, leading to "deep distrust of government" in the Charlottesville community, an independent review released Friday found. Former U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy's monthslong investigation found a lack of coordination between state and city police and a passive response by officials to the chaos.

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  9. Charlottesville protests: Police failed to maintain order, review findsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 2 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A flawed law enforcement plan failed to maintain order and prevent injuries and death at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville in August that erupted in violence, according to a highly critical review of the incident released Friday. Hundreds of counter-protesters clashed with white nationalists at the "Unite the Right" rally on Aug. 12, originally scheduled to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue from Emancipation Park.

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  10. Charlottesville review: Faulty planning, passive police led to 'disastrous results' at Aug. 12 rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Powhatan Today

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  11. Charlottesville response to white supremacist rally sharply criticized in new report NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Concord Monitor

    The Charlottesville Police Department was ill-prepared, lacked proper training and devised a flawed plan for responding to the white supremacist rally that rocked the city in August, leading to "disastrous results," including the death of a counterprotester and many injuries, according to an independent review commissioned by the city that was released Friday. The unsparing, 207-page report was prepared by Timothy Heaphy, a former U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia whose law firm, Hunton & Williams, was hired by Charlottesville to assess the city's response to three separate white supremacist events in the city this year.

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  12. Charlottesville report details what NOT to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | WTVR Richmond

    The "Independent Review of the 2017 Protest Events in Charlottesville, Virginia" is a very unusual, fascinating, highly detailed and seemingly neutral look into the guts of one of our recent social explosions. It's an indictment of the alt-right demonstrators, many of the counter-protesters and particularly the different police and other agencies that were supposed to keep them from colliding.

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  13. Report: Officer safety put ahead of public safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Texarkana Gazette

    In this Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, White nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. A former federal prosecutor says the law enforcement response to a white nationalist rally this summer in Charlottesville that erupted in violence was a series of failures.

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  14. Uber's use of encrypted messaging may set legal precedentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Sydney Morning Herald

    San Francisco: Top executives at Uber Technologies Inc used the encrypted chat app Wickr to hold secret conversations, current and former workers testified in court this week, setting up what could be the first major legal test of the issues raised by the use of encrypted apps inside companies. Apps such as Wickr, Signal, Telegram, Confide and Snapchat offer security and anonymity, with features including passcodes to open messages and automatic deletion of all copies of a message after as little as a few seconds.

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  15. 5 Law Firm Partners Who Allegedly Committed Felonies - 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | JD Journal

    According to Law.com, there has been a "rash of ex-partners" from Big Law firms earning convictions for felonies while others are in the midst of fighting charges. Multiple criminal defense attornies told Law.com that this year has been filled with several Big Law partner convictions, but they said that this isn't an uptick.

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  16. Police 'elevated officer safety over public safety' at Charlottesville rally, review findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | CBC News

    People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Aug. 12. An independent review found a lack of co-ordination between state and city police and a passive response by officials during the rally. Law enforcement failed to adequately plan for or respond to a violent white nationalist rally this summer in Virginia, leading to "deep distrust of government" in the Charlottesville community, an independent review released Friday found.

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  17. Report: Police Failure Led To Charlottesville ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | The Daily Caller

    A series of failures by the Charlottesville Police helped contribute to violence at a white nationalist rally in August, a report released Friday details. A former U.S. attorney hired by the city of Charlottesville, Va., Timothy Heapy, drafted a report through his law firm that detailed the weak law enforcement preparation and response.

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  18. Independent review of deadly Charlottesville rally chides police for systemic failureRead the original story

    Friday Dec 1 | Washington Times

    Law enforcement's failures in preparation, communication, and command-and-control created a perfect storm that contributed to the chaos surrounding the August 12 "Unite the Right" demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to the results of an independent investigation released Friday. State and local officials and senior city police officials failed on multiple fronts to take adequate measures before and during the far-right rally, and Charlottesville's police chief was found to have deleted text messages sought by investigators, according to report by the law firm Hunton & Williams.

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  19. Independent Review: City, law enforcement errors contributed to violence in CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Hot Air

    Ever since the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia escalated to murder, there has a been an ongoing debate over who was responsible for allowing things to get so out of hand. In late August the city hired Hunton & Williams LLP to perform an independent investigation of the city's performance on August 11 and 12, plus two previous protests from earlier in the year.

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  20. Report: Police Failed to Protect Public, Free Speech at Deadly Charlottesville RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | US News & World Report

    An independent review found that city and state police failed to keep protesters and counter-protesters separate and failed to intervene when violence broke out. The review found the Charlottesville Police Department and the Virginia State Police failed to separate white nationalists and counter-protesters and also failed to intervene in violent confrontations.

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