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Many police departments are saying it is a mistake to agree to the states setting up independent review boards to evaluate police misconduct, such as the case of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer. (Associated Press)

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Detractors say review boards may bow to political pressure rather than the facts in passing judgment on cases like New Yorker Eric Garner's police-caused death. (Associated Press)

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Jude Law (left) joined director Kevin Macdonald for the premiere of the submarine thriller "Black Sea" on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

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Pro-life demonstrators head towards the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, during the annual March for Life. Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators gathered in Washington for an annual march to protest the Supreme Court's landmark 1973 decisions that declared a constitutional right to abortion. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Frederick Young, who along with Felando Hunter was found guilty of murdering two white teenagers execution-style in a vacant Detroit field, defiantly declared "black lives matter" Wednesday before being sentenced to life in prison. (WJBK)

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In this Jan. 20, 2015 photo, bakery owner Marjorie Silva stands for a photo inside her own Azucar Bakery, in Denver. Ms. Silva is facing a discrimination complaint with Colorado’s Civil Rights Division because she refused to write hateful words about gays on a cake for a customer. (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno)

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US President Barak Obama embraces US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as US Supreme Court Justices Anthony M. Kennedy (L), Stephen G. Breyer (2nd R) and Sonia Sotomayor (R) look on before the President's State Of The Union address on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (L) and US Chief Justice John G. Roberts (R) arrive for US President Barack Obama's State Of The Union address on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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US President Barak Obama embraces US Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg before his State Of The Union address on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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US President Barak Obama embraces US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as US Supreme Court Justices Anthony M. Kennedy (L) and Stephen G. Breyer look on before the President's State Of The Union address on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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US Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Supreme Court Justices Anthony M. Kennedy stand before US President Barack Obama's State Of The Union address on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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From left: U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Supreme Court Justices Anthony M. Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor -- FILE. (Agence France-Presse)

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The St. Louis County Police Department is appealing for the public's help after releasing nearly 200 photos of alleged looters on the night a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. (KTVI)

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Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson speaks on the steps of Wisconsin Eastern District Federal Courthouse in Green Bay, Wis., in this July 7, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Jim Matthews, File) NO SALES

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Deputy Raymond Ferrio, 47, was fired Tuesday for needlessly punching a physically disabled inmate, causing him to shatter his dentures. (YouTube/Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)

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The city's landmarks St. Isaak's Cathedral is silhouetted as the sun sets in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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Alan Gross (C), the US contractor released from prison in Cuba last month, is applauded during US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington on January 20, 2015. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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President Cristina Fernandez is facing crisis in Argentina as crime spikes and the economy continues to decline. The term-limited president, already a lame duck, is set to leave office in December. But her political allies must win the Oct. 25 general election to shield her from likely prosecution over a myriad of corruption allegations. (Associated Press)

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A demonstrator holds a sign that reads "I am Nisman" in Spanish during a protest sparked by the death of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Associated Press)

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The Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is seen here on May 14, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**