News Your Silence Confesses Your Guilt
by Wendy McElroy
In Salinas v. Texas, SCOTUS ruled that a defendant's refusal to answer police questions before his arrest and before being Mirandized could be admitted into court as substantive evidence of his guilt. If such a defendant did not explicitly
News It's A Poor Mechanic Who Blames The Terry Stop
I wonder whether Terry v. Ohio, improperly understood and mistakenly taught in police academies to give virtually unlimited power to stop (and frisk) citizens as they go about their business, emboldened generations of cops to be overly aggressive
News Ferguson's Kangaroo Courts Are Rigged
"The bench routinely starts hearing cases 30 minutes before the appointed time and then locks the doors to the building as early as five minutes after the official hour, that could lead a defend net arriving even slightly late to receive...
News The Truth About Your Consent
If you start pushing back on that your circle of friends begins to shrink -- and quite quickly at that. But it's not because you're wrong -- it's because people are uncomfortable with reality, and you're refusing to put away the "real" card.
News Missouri police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew
The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and arrests of some protesters, as a team of officers from the Highway Patrol, St. Louis city and county police moved armored vehicles down the street
News Police interfere with person's self-defense, when he is in imminent danger, and watch him killed
While the police officers stood between the two groups trying to disperse the crowd, Vaughn returned to the scene in search of his younger brother. Vaughn was carrying a stick to protect himself and joined one of the groups. Upon noticing Vaughn, Off
News The Constitution? Not In This Court
It would let Congress shunt all overbreadth objections to federal regulations to a specialized court, and thus bar First Amendment overbreadth defenses in federal prosecutions for violating particular regulations, far outside the
News Newest PINAC Staff Member Arrested, Cameras Confiscated, for Holding Signs Outside Airport
Photography Is Not a Crime
A JAA police officer walked up to Hoffman, identified him by name, and told him he was "being trespassed" off the property and had five minutes to leave. Hoffman's signs read "Police State," "Liars Investigating Liars," "F??K THE TSA," and "IRS = Te
News Five American Muslims sue FBI, attorney general over travel watch list
The lawsuit accuses numerous leaders?including the attorney general, the directors of the FBI and Homeland Security, and others?of violating their constitutional rights to due process and the right to be free from religious discrimination.
News Judge says government can access everything in a Gmail account â privacy warriors weep
All your emails are belong to us. At least that's what the latest court order from a judge in New York says. The warrant states that the government can access all the content and files contained in a Gmail account.
News The Grand Jury As Sword
The grand jury revealed Dockery, who came in with testimony Brown was at home when the murder happened, was bullied and threatened by grand jurors until she caved. After all, it's the grand jury's job to get at the truth which is whatever they tell
News How To Flex Your Rights at an OVI Checkpoint - Lima Ohio
Flex your rights without all the small talk!
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To get your own card.
The police MUST have, and be able to articulate, a reasonable suspicion of a crime committed to even stop an individual, an
News Good News: Jury Nullification is Interfering With Marijuana Convictions
Courts around the country are having more trouble prosecuting marijuana cases because of increasing awareness of a constitutional doctrine called jury nullification.
Under the Bill of Rights, jurors have the power to find a defendant not guilty if
News Police Faked 9-1-1 Phone Calls to Warrantlessly Search Homes
It has recently been brought to my attention that some officers have informed citizens that there has been a 911 hang-up call from their residence in order to obtain consent to enter for the actual purpose of looking for wanted persons on outstanding
News Federal raid near Alhambra results in child porn charges
Among the assets stationed at the school were tactical vehicles from the Alton Police Department, Madison County Sheriff's Office, a mobile command center for the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System, an ambulance, an ARCH medical helicopter and a U
News ACLU Sues Feds for Profiling Photographers as Terrorists
Photography Is Not a Crime
The ACLU filed a lawsuit today against the federal government on behalf of the five men, challenging the legality of the Suspicious Activity Reporting program, which could potentially lead to a cascade of lawsuits considering how many of us have ende
News The Writing is on The Wall by Switchblade
In less than 10 minutes I can explain to you how the knowledge of demographics is used to destroy your rights over several lifetimes.
News Jimi Hendrix's Star Spangled Banner by Switchblade
America is the second most propagandized population on the earth in regard to worship of the military, with the exception of the Israeli occupation government which taught DHS to treat Americans like Palestinians.
News Idaho Court Criminalizes Sleeping It Off
The court cited the 2008 Appeals Court decision Idaho v. Buell which held that an individual accused of driving drunk has no right to refuse to perform field sobriety tests.
News 'Sneak & peek' warrants allow police to secretly enter homes without notice
Sometimes agents stage the scenes to resemble robberies â sneak and steal operations. In one case, federal investigators broke into an apartment, collected evidence, and then "trashed the place to make it look like a burglary."
News Thoughts Aren't Crimes. Even Really Disgusting, Cannibal Thoughts
The more horrible the crime, the less likely a judge is to apply the law neutrally and fairly. After all, the defendant was awful, and nobody likes really awful people. In the scheme of horribles, cooking and eating women is right up there.
News DEA Agent Assaults PINAC Crew Member for Video Recording
Photography Is Not a Crime
A trio of DEA agents who walked out of the Drug Enforcement Administration building in Jacksonville, demanding identification and insisting to know why he was recording their sacred building that can be viewed from public
News Court: Teen in Mexico shot by US agent had rights
A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the US Constitution, even though the teen was on Mexican soil when he was shot.
News Oregon Celebrates Independence Dayâ¦ With 'No Refusal' Blood Checkpoints
During Independence Day weekend, a time to celebrate US freedom and unalienable rights, Americans in Oregon will be subjected to a "blitz" of 'no-refusal' blood-draw checkpoints, as part of a disturbing trend that now extends nationwide.
News Massachusetts high court orders suspect to decrypt his computers
On the day of Gelfgatt's arrest, after being informed of his right to remain silent, he told the authorities that he was able to decrypt his computers but would not do so.
News U.S. high court unanimously curbs state limits on abortion clinic protests
On a 9-0 vote, the court said the law violated freedom of speech rights under the US Constitution's First Amendment by preventing anti-abortion activists from standing on the sidewalk and speaking to people entering the clinics.
News Texas Sheriffs Form Warrantless Checkpoints in Guadalupe River, Searching Witless Inner Tube Riders
by Martin Hill, LibertyFight.com
There were 6 uniformed Sheriffs, wearing their hip-boots, forming a human blockade; a CHECKPOINT in the river, blocking every innertube from passing by. They had their sunglasses on, their hands on their hips and their arms
News Supreme Court bans warrantless cell phone searches, updates privacy laws
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police cannot go snooping through people's cell phones without a warrant, in a unanimous decision that amounts to a major statement in favor of privacy rights.