We don’t expect doctors to rescue loose dogs or animal control to give CPR. Why do we expect police to do both – and a lot more? We Expect Too Much of Police Police do too much. People call the police whenever something is troublesome: Neighbors too loud: call the police Dog loose: call the […]
We are all criminals. Some of us have just gotten a pass.
Civil forfeiture is the law, codified in state and federal statutes. The law has to be changed. But other seizures happen without statutory authority or statutory remedy.
Having a charge dismissed– even winning at trial–does not mean you won’t be punished. The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear arguments about Ramsey County’s practice of charging people “booking fees” when they are arrested, whether or not they are ever found guilty of anything. Just being suspected of wrong-doing, even if later found “not […]
Will this charge affect my job? How a criminal charge can cost you your career even if you’re not guilty.