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Police officer to prosecutor: The benefits and challenges of a career move

Many people from various professional backgrounds work together in a district attorney’s office.  These individuals range from paralegals, legal secretaries, victim’s assistance coordinators, investigators, and witness coordinators to the prosecutors themselves.  It is the combination and functioning of these individuals … Continue reading

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Facebook postings grounds for dismissal of police officer, but delay in City's response warrants backpay

Arbitrator Eric Landauer has found that the City of West Linn, Oregon was justified in terminating a police officer because his Facebook posts contained "what reasonably could be viewed as racist comments." Arbitrator Landauer's award can be found here.He rejected the Union's … Continue reading

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Schwartz on Qualified Immunity & Decisions Not to Sue Police

Joanna C. Schwartz (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – School of Law) has posted Qualified Immunity Selection Effects on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Available evidence suggests that only 1% of people who believe they have been wronged by the police … Continue reading

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Police: Man with broken phone drives into Verizon storefront | Fox News

RALEIGH, N.C. –  A 74-year-old man ranting about a broken phone drove his car through the glass storefront of a Verizon Wireless store in North Carolina, authorities said Friday, stunning shoppers during the dinner hour at an upscale mall. via … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada decision: Police Disclosure in Solicitor-Client Communication

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