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California Bill Would Allow Elected Officials to Regulate and Veto Police Use of Military Spy Tech

In recent years, protesters have come face to face with police forces that are increasingly well-equipped with battlefield surveillance technologies. That’s because U.S. police are getting more and more equipment from the U.S. military—including sophisticated surveillance equipment. The trend has … Continue reading

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Logan on Police Access to Criminal Justice Data

Wayne A. Logan (Florida State University – College of Law) has posted Policing Police Access to Criminal Justice Data (Iowa Law Review, Vol. 104, 2019, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Daily, it seems, media outlets remind us that… … Continue reading

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Reaction to police discipline award highlights mixed expectations about the issue

A recent award, and the reaction to it, highlight the sometimes conflicting expectations involved in arbitration proceedings. While conflicting expectations may not be uncommon, they take on greater significance in matters of police discipline.Arbitrator William Serda issued an award (here) overturning … Continue reading

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“Mr. Big” Police Sting Convicts Ontario Wife Murderer

I recognize that the RCMP’s classic “Mr. Big” sting to cajole murder suspects to confess to horrendous crimes has been criticized by many civil libertarians as an abuse of process. Yes, there are cases where the scenario and inducements to … Continue reading

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Delhi Police seeks Rasheeds custody (Calcutta News)

Delhi Polices crime branch has sought the custody of travel agent Rasheed, accused of smuggling Indians abroad in a scam that allegedly involves several MPs and Andhra Pradesh politicians. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Family Law

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