George W. Norris is facing 17 months in prison and two years probation after federal officials busted his smuggling ring. His accomplice in Peru, Manuel Arias Silva, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Were the two men bringing cocaine into the United States? Opium? No, they were caught illegally shipping lady slipper orchids to the U.S. The orchids are considered endangered and only those grown in nurseries can be legally shipped to the United States and then only with a government permit.
Cops laugh about “probable cause on four legs” but the damage to innocent lives is real.
He Lost His Eye After a Cop Allegedly Fired a Tear Gas Canister at His Face. The Officer Says He Has Qualified Immunity.
If the officer succeeds, the victim will not be allowed to sue on those claims.
The FBI Seized Heirlooms, Coins, and Cash From Hundreds of Safe Deposit Boxes in Beverly Hills, Despite Knowing 'Some' Belonged to 'Honest Citizens'
Victims of the FBI's constitutionally dubious raid say they've been told to come forward and identify themselves if they want their stuff back.