And it is as nebulous as possible. Again civil forfeiture is easily abused and gives perverse incentives to the government without deterring crime.
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Civil Forfeiture Does Not Deter Crime
But is does provide all sorts of perverse incentives for government agencies and agents. Link is here
Facial Recognition and Civil Rights
A number of groups are trying to get the federal government to curtail the use of facial recognition. As much as I would like this to be successful, I don't see it happening. It certainly impacts peoples right of association, but then so does all the location data...
No Knock Raid Might Get Banned In Georgia
"Multiple bills supported by Democrats range from straight-forward changes such as more training for officers in de-escalation techniques and a ban on using choke holds during arrests, to more complicated overhauls including a citizen-led review board for...
Why you should speak with an attorney before speaking to law enforcement (One of all too many examples)
"Huwe Burton was wrongly convicted because of deceptive interrogation techniques. How many more cases were “solved” the same way?" Link is here.
That’s One Way To Do It… (since its Valentine’s)
Perhaps not the best though “Judge, you [are] so gorgeous, so gorgeous judge, I just had to tell you. You’re gorgeous,” Lewis, who was in jail on an attempted burglary charge, says to Judge Tabitha Blackmon at his bond hearing.
Imagine 600 Days Alone
"During his more than 600 days in isolation—from 2016 to 2018—he lost more than 30 pounds. His food was sometimes covered in maggots, dirt, and insects. He was confined to his cell for 22 to 24 hours a day. When he voiced grievances about his treatment, correctional...
Facing Juvenile Court In Her 90s.
They're running out of people to prosecute from World War II.
With all the unemployment claims last year, of course there is fraud …
"The fraud is so widespread that California issued payments to someone using the name of U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, and in Ohio, Republican Gov. Mike DeWine, his wife, Fran, and Republican Lt. Gov. Jon Husted all learned that fraudulent claims were filed in their...
Do you have to show Identification?
The link to the article on Wingate v. Fulford is here "Wingate was ultimately arrested for violating a Stafford County ordinance that made it a crime to refuse an officer's request for ID "if the surrounding circumstances are such as to indicate to a reasonable man...