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We have had the right to refuse Terry searches for decades, folks.This is not a new interpretation. This appears to be a rediscovery of this thing called the 4th Amendment. It’s a tiny glimmer of hope on a far distant horizon.

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Well, they throw us a bone every now and then. — jtl, 419

News Release from The Rutherford Institute

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In its ruling in Millbrook v. United States, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court has concluded that the U.S. government may be held liable for abuses intentionally carried out by law enforcement officers in the course of their employment. The Court’s ruling dovetails with arguments put forward by The Rutherford Institute in its amicus brief, which urged the Court to enforce the plain meaning of federal statutes allowing citizens to sue the government for injuries intentionally inflicted by law enforcement officers.

In striking down lower court rulings, the justices held that the courts had erred in dismissing a prisoner’s lawsuit alleging that three prison guards had brutally and sexually assaulted him. The lower courts justified their ruling under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), which allows individuals…

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Posted March 30, 2013 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

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