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Sex For Me But Not For Thee “Bills to ban police sexual contact with prostitutes they investigate met with opposition”

“Earlier this year, the Anchorage Police Department sent one of its top officials to Juneau with a request for lawmakers: Don’t pass a bill making it illegal for police to have sexual contact with a person they are investigating. The … Continue reading

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“‘Shoot first, think later’: Obscure US law INCREASINGLY helps police officers to get away with using excessive force”

“US courts have been heavily relying on a 50-year-old legal loophole to shield cops from misconduct allegations, an investigation by Reuters claims. It allows officers to get off the hook even when their conduct is deemed unlawful. The share of civil … Continue reading

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“Attorney General Barr says what Michael Flynn did “was not a crime”

“Attorney General William Barr: Well, you know, people sometimes plead to things that turn out not to be crimes. … And the Department of Justice is not persuaded that this was material to any legitimate counterintelligence investigation. So it was … Continue reading

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LEGAL KIDNAPPING: “Brits suspected of having coronavirus could be held for up to six weeks under new emergency laws”

“PEOPLE suspected of being infected with Covid-19 could be held for up to six weeks under new powers being proposed by the Government. Patients would be initially detained for 14 days, but that can be extended if doctors still have concerns…” … Continue reading

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“Martial Law France: Citizens Have to Fill Out Form Every Time They Leave the Home”

“The coronavirus lockdown in France literally forces citizens to ‘show their papers’; They have to fill out a form explaining why they are outside and present it to police. A translation of the form posted online shows how citizens have … Continue reading

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NO FOURTH AMENDMENT: “Through apps, not warrants, ‘Locate X’ allows federal law enforcement to track phones”

“U.S. law enforcement agencies signed millions of dollars worth of contracts with a Virginia company after it rolled out a powerful tool that uses data from popular mobile apps to track the movement of people’s cell phones, according to federal … Continue reading

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“Assange detention illegal under English, European and international law, defense argues”

“Day three of the Julian Assange extradition hearing is focusing on whether the allegations against Assange amount to “political offenses.” If so, it would likely be outside of the judge’s jurisdiction to approve extradition. Kicking off proceedings at Woolwich Crown … Continue reading

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