Police Abuses Are Real. But Where Is Proof of 'The Ferguson Effect'?
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A woman prays in the street as police advance on Page Avenue to try to disperse a crowd that gathered after a shooting incident in St. Louis August 19, 2015. Police fatally shot a black man they say pointed a gun at them, drawing angry crowds and …

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The Wild Bunch Is Still Nasty, Unrelenting, And Pretty Goddamn Great
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Shootouts break out in crowded towns, where neither cops nor criminals are especially concerned whether innocent women are caught in the crossfire. (We never see any actual kids dying in the movie, but we always see them … score composer might've …

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The Indy Lawyer with a Manslaughter Conviction
www.indianapolismonthly.com

A cop turning off his body camera right before he claims to have found marijuana on a client? Travesty of justice! Another cop testifying that a drug dog was present when it wasn't? Travesty of ….. Conduct Adjustment Boards, the ruling authority in …

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Peruvian Cop Arrested in Drug Bust Posted Photograph of Himself With Wads of Cash
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It will be up to Peru's courts to decide whether police captain Juan Martín Chávez Briones is corrupt, but his recent social media activity won't be doing his defense any favors. Three days before being arrested with four other cops for allegedly …

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School-to-prison pipeline, the ugly reality behind Spring Valley school arrest
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As we have learned, deputy Ben Fields — who was fired yesterday by the Richland County sheriff's office — was working as a school resource officer, or SRO, a cop whose beat was the school itself. The student had been caught looking at her …

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Death penalty still in play for Wozniak, accused of double murder
mynewsla.com

“However, the appellate courts have been uniform in stating that the outrageous government misconduct doctrine cannot be based on violations of other persons' rights, i.e., it cannot be asserted vicariously. … “For example, it sometimes cites …

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Eric Parker testifies in own defense during retrial
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TIMELINE: Madison officer accused of civil rights violation. Parker is accused of using excessive force while … Parker took the stand and talked about his background and wanting to be a cop since he was a child. He says he started as a patrol officer …

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Judge lowers bond for jailed Indian Hill mom
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Rucker shouted Bennett down and lowered Pleatman's bond to $70,000 with 10 percent due, but he ordered her to stew in jail until Wednesday for violating her bond conditions. Pleatman is facing … "A $500,000 bond (on each of two counts) when you have …

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San Francisco's Bail System Is Unconstitutional, Says Class-Action Suit
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A federal class-action lawsuit claims that San Francisco's bail system is unconstitutional, and it's a charge top cop Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi agrees with. Equal Justice Under Law, a non-profit civil rights organization, has brought the case on behalf of …

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