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What Federal Judges’ Rulings Reveal About the Memphis Police Tactics
Five judges in recent years have found that officers violated residents’ constitutional rights during traffic and pedestrian stops.
September 24, 2020
How Losing RBG Could Shape Criminal Justice For Years to Come
Juvenile lifers, victims of police misconduct and immigrants convicted of minor crimes are among those with a lot at stake before the changing court.
October 3, 2016
When the Cops Take Your Urine by Force
Police want a sample. They can do it the easy way, or they can do it the hard way.
February 17, 2016
Policing After Scalia
He thought the Fourth Amendment protected property, not people.
Jonathan M. Smith
December 8, 2014
Dollree Mapp, 1923-2014: “The Rosa Parks of the Fourth Amendment”
A black woman stood up to white police, and made history.