Tag: police officers

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School Searches and Student Rights

January 26, 2023

Via: FindLaw

Public school students don’t lose their constitutional rights when they walk onto school property. This includes your expectation of privacy and the right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure under the Fourth Amendment. Outside of school grounds, this […]

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Tips on Recording Police From a Federal Court Case

May 23, 2022

Via: FindLaw

It was two years ago that a bystander recorded George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. The incident sparked national outrage and led to mass protests across the country. Since then, more people than ever […]

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How SCOTUS enabled police abuses of civil rights⁠—and what we can do about it

October 13, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Much has been said about police officers and departments who violate civil rights or enforce the law in discriminatory ways. But not as much attention has been paid to the ways in which the U.S. Supreme Court has enabled police […]