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Stop and Frisk

Judge Rules Against Stop and Frisk

Judge Rules Against Stop and Frisk

The NYPD’s infamous “Stop and Frisk” program has been deemed unconstitutional by federal judge on Tuesday, which will change the city’s use of police stops as a crime-fighting tactic. The ruling finds the Bloomberg administration act a violation of the Fourth Amendment that protects citizens against unreasonable search and seizure. The stop and frisk program

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Judge Rules Warrant-less Surveillance of Private Property Acceptable

U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ruled that it was reasonable for DEA agents to enter a rural property without obtaining a search warrant in order to install several hidden digital surveillance cameras in hopes of uncovering evidence that 30-40 marijuana plants were being grown. This ruling means that police can now, in some circumstances, install

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