Category: Law

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Hollow Rights & Hollow Points

It doesn’t matter as much if they can’t arrest you if they can just kill you. Rights that are not consistently respected aren’t rights.

SCOTUS 224

Wednesday Writs for 6/24

A tale of two headlines: Why Trump Keeps Losing at the Supreme Court vs. How the Supreme Court is Quietly Enabling Trump and other law tidbits

MRAPs police 24

How Tan Was My MRAP

With police accountability very much in question, the easy and flippant lip service of “at no cost” and “find a way to use it” are grossly irresponsible

police 171

Altering the Policing Paradigm

Neither of those is literally what anyone wants to have happen, but they fit on a protest sign and can be chanted during a march. So what are the details?

it's just property 141

It’s Just Property

And as is so often the case it will be the marginalized people who will pay the highest price, who already are paying the price

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Wednesday Writs: Mailing It In Edition

Qualified Immunity, a blockbuster summer for the Supreme Court, lawyers going to lawyer, and a $67 million dollar lawsuit over missing paints in Wednesday Writs.

Derek Chauvin 17

Derek Chauvin’s Charges, Explained

The news that Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison elevated the charge against Derek Chauvin to second degree murder for the death of George Floyd brought mixed reactions. For some it was satisfactory; for others...

Minneapolis 17

Minnesota Burning

Rioting has broken out among protests in Minneapolis over the police killing of George Floyd.