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Dasha Fincher is suing Monroe County after a roadside drug kit falsely labeled a bag of the sugary treat as methamphetamine.
Crime
"We'll make s**t up," the officer tells the teenager as he marches him to his patrol car.
Comedy
"For the Trump team, that was a win-win-win," said Fermi. More by Goodyear Satire Co. Addicts found themselves attending
Crime
In 2006 the Court held that a consent to search by only one individual living in a shared residence violated the rights of
Crime
The 73-year-old reportedly wanted a quick hit as a cop checked his documentation.
Politics
Rufus Scales, 26 and black, was driving his younger brother Devin to his hair-cutting class in this genteel, leafy city when
Latino Voices
The county attorney appears to say being Hispanic is "probable cause" for a traffic stop.
Weird News
Told cops her name was "faith,hope and love"
Crime
In other words, despite our occasional bursts of outrage over abusive police practices, sporadic calls for government reform, and periodic bouts of awareness that all is not what it seems, the police state continues to march steadily onward.
Politics
Legal principles can be complicated, but in most courts, until eight months ago, there was a pretty simple one: Ignorance
Crime
From the moment those lights start flashing and that siren goes off, we're all in the same boat: we must pull over. However, it's what happens after you've been pulled over that's critical.
Politics
After the initial stop, in which Rodriguez said he swerved to avoid a pothole, the officer wrote a written warning. But before
Politics
The court, in Heien v. North Carolina, continued its steady erosion of the Fourth Amendment's protection against unreasonable searches and seizures. Indeed, since 2000, the court has decided 13 cases that significantly weaken the Fourth Amendment's guarantee.
Politics
After the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the government called on police to become the eyes and ears of homeland security
Politics
Mendham Township's police force has previously been challenged over its ticket quotas. In 1998, a New Jersey state judge