Property owners are suing the city for helping far-left activists seize control of their property during the period when it allowed the latter to rule an "autonomous zone" covering 16 blocks of in the area.
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The Portland Protest Shooter's Death Looks More and More Like Excessive Force—but Trump Keeps Bragging About It
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The legal doctrine makes it considerably harder to hold cops accountable. Trump refused to address it.
A Month Before Louisville Drug Warriors Killed Breonna Taylor, They Knew the 'Suspicious Packages' She Supposedly Was Receiving Came From Amazon
The detective who obtained the search warrant cited the deliveries to falsely implicate Taylor in drug trafficking.
Heavy-handed police raids are trampling on the basic rights of all Americans.
Nearly 2 Years After Houston Drug Warriors Killed Rhogena Nicholas, Her Family May Get a Chance To Find Out What Happened
Despite the city's stubborn resistance, a judge will finally consider the family's request to depose police supervisors.
"Please don't let me die back here."
Limits on probation length, a ban on chokeholds, and a plan to dismantle a state juvenile prison system
Trump is right that police unions support him more than Biden. That doesn't speak as well of the president as he thinks.
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Aggressive sloganeering doesn't necessarily lead to policy reforms.
"I don't feel good. Tell my mom I love her," the 13-year-old said immediately after being shot.
The Legal Response to Breonna Taylor's Death Shows How Drug Prohibition Transforms Murder Into Self-Defense
The hail of bullets that killed her can be justified only in a country that uses violence to enforce politicians' pharmacological prejudices.
During a Routine Child Services Check, Cops Hog-tied a Mom and Carried Her Out 'Like a Pig Upside Down'
The home wellbeing visit resulted in Vanessa Peoples going to jail with a dislocated shoulder.
Amy Coney Barrett Demolishes the Qualified Immunity Claim of a Detective Accused of Framing a Man for Murder
The case is an encouraging sign that the SCOTUS contender is not the sort of judge who bends over backward to shield cops from liability for outrageous misconduct.
The Big Apple is practically a black hole of overpolicing and regulation.
Another example of how powerful the law enforcement lobby is
The agreement also includes several reforms aimed at preventing reckless drug raids based on dubious evidence.
Roderick Walker told deputies that he didn't need an ID since he wasn't driving.
Tensions are high over the weekend shooting of two deputies.
The former Minneapolis police officer, who kneeled on Floyd's neck for more than eight minutes, says two other cops failed to de-escalate the situation.
SCOTUS Contender James Ho Combines Respect for Free Speech and Gun Rights With a Troubling Deference to Cops
The 5th Circuit judge is a mixed bag from a libertarian perspective.
Washington Post Journalist Radley Balko on Civil Rights, Militarized Policing, and the Power of Video
The Washington Post's Radley Balko was a pioneer in reporting on the disastrous consequences of police militarization and the need for criminal justice reform. Now everyone else is catching up.
For the moment, the executive "memorandum" is long on rhetoric, but short on actual action. If it ever does lead to action, it could be yet another attack on federalism and separation of powers.
Another example of how police can respond poorly to drug and mental health calls
Excessive force is certainly an issue. So is overcriminalization.
Law enforcement lobby holds off bill that would decertify officers who are guilty of misconduct.
Different factions in Portland react to a death in the streets.
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Even the most police-skeptical courts grant the doctrine in egregious circumstances.
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The cops seized Kevin McBride's $15,000 car because his girlfriend allegedly used it for a $25 marijuana sale.
This is the 10th lawsuit in the past few years accusing Chicago police of terrorizing families because of sloppy, outdated search warrants.
More Than a Year Before Breonna Taylor's Death, Some of the Same Cops Were Involved in Another Home Invasion Based on Dubious Evidence
The overlap suggests a pattern of shoddy investigation and reckless paramilitary tactics in Louisville.
The Milwaukee Bucks refused to come out of the locker room for their scheduled game on Wednesday afternoon against the Orlando Magic. Other teams are planning similar protests.
New Jersey Police Slashed a Man's Tires and Smashed His Window After He Filed a Complaint Against Them
Two officers pleaded guilty after vandalizing cars belonging to a civilian who filed a complaint against them.
Neither does Portland. But the fact that the violence is continuous and seems to be escalating is cause for concern.
The Senseless Destruction of Property in Kenosha, Minneapolis, and Elsewhere Is Not Advancing Justice
Demand justice for those hurt and killed by police. Stop creating more victims.
Witnesses say Jacob Blake was breaking up a fight before an officer grabbed his shirt and shot him at close range.
Stop pandering to Joe Biden and listen to Americans who want to stop shielding abusive officers from liability.