cops violate constitution

Students vow to continue protests
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"But those are public roads and each time I asked the police to pull back, they would simply respond and say this is a public road and that they [students] are violating the laws of the country." Mabizela said the one areas where they have not been …

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Commentary: Do drunken drivers have rights too?
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Two different states involved in the case offer different constitutional reasons for their practices – a sure sign that something is fishy here. The bottom line is that mandating a search without a warrant violates the Constitution, and the court …

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Jones will file change of venue
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17, 2016 shooting death of Danville Police Officer Thomas Cottrell. An insanity plea is “perhaps” in the works, Mooney said. Jones was present in the courtroom and said his Constitutional rights were being violated at the Morrow County Jail, where he …

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Marcia Morey: When traffic court becomes debtors' prison
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Drivers with unfastened seat belts claim: “That cop couldn't have seen through my window.” And the driver with an expired tag or registration resigns aloud: … The constitution mandates the accused is innocent until proven beyond a reasonable doubt …

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Concealed gun permits soar in Sacramento County
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One white-haired man, who did not want to be named, said carrying a gun was a constitutional right that needed to be exercised and defended. He wore a button-down Polo shirt and said he was a former … The cops can't get there when they need to get …

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Florida Justices: Cops May Not Keep Lawyer from Client Even in Voluntary …
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Failing to inform someone about the presence of a lawyer amounts to a violation of the constitutional right to due process, Lewis wrote. “Pursuant to this holding, a person can no longer be deprived of the critical information that an attorney is …

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Five Officers Plead Guilty in Post-Katrina Shootings
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(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Five New Orleans police officers pleaded guilty today to reduced charges in the shootings of six civilians in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and their efforts to cover up the crimes. The pleas come after more than … The …

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The Supreme Court Comes Together to Laugh at Bad Lawyering, Agree on the …
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Danny Birchfield, who was arrested for refusing to take a blood test, argued that these laws violate the Fourth Amendment, which typically requires a warrant before police can conduct a search. … “So that excuses you from a constitutional requirement?

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Police camera mandate violates NJ constitution, ruling says
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Monday October 20 2014 EHT Patrolman Carl Peterson (of Mays Landing) adjusts the video camera mounted to the top front windshield of his patrol car. EHT PD is currently using the video cameos in their vehicles. (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto).

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