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Anonymous Tip? Enough for a Traffic Stop

A Supreme Court decision came out today, and it now appears the police can pull over anyone with just an anonymous tip. The case, Navarette v. 224 more words

Criminal Law

Drivers Beware: Unconfirmed Anonymous Tips Now OK For Traffic Stop Basis

By Allen Thompson, Esq.

In a close case, Navarette v. California, 572 U.S.            (2014), the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 today that an anonymous 911 call may serve as the sole basis for a lawful investigative stop, even where responding police officers cannot confirm the material facts of the call. 616 more words

Cliven Bundy Urged To Sue BLM For Impersonating Police Officers (Video)

(N.Morgan) In this installment of the Alex Jones Show, Alex discussed the point of Cliven Bundy suing BLM for impersonating Police Officers. Texas Rep. 375 more words

Politics

"Crossing A Constitutional Line": Will The Supreme Court Let Florida Drug-Test All Its Government Employees?

It might seem reasonable that Florida’s governor Rick Scott wants to ensure all state agencies are drug-free workplaces; after all, why would you want your taxpayer money going to support the habit of some stoned, slothful bureaucrat? 1,119 more words

Constitution

Republican Primary 4th Congressional District Candidate: Tavish Kelly

Tavish Kelly is co-owner of Kelly Firearms, a retailer and manufacturer of guns in Picayune and he believes that the protection of liberty is the only legitimate function of government.  302 more words

Elections

Do the police have to know the laws they're enforcing? Maybe.

Perhaps this case is only of interest to me because it’s similar to a hypothetical case I worked on as part of a moot court team during law school. 783 more words

Constitutional Law