No Picture
Constitutional Law

Latest Warrant Decision by SCOTUS Ignores Reality

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that evidence found by police officers after illegal stops may be used in court if the officers conducted their searches after learning that the defendants had outstanding arrest warrants. Justice Clarence Thomas, writing for the majority in the 5-to-3 decision, said such searches do not violate the Fourth Amendment […]

No Picture
Criminal Law

Move to Recall Stanford Sex Assault Judge is Wrong

California Judge Adam Persky sentenced convicted sex offender Brock Turner to six months in jail and a period of probation. A jury had convicted Turner of sexually assaulting the victim behind the dumpster after the two met at a party. Two passersby intervened when they came upon Turner, atop the passed out woman. He tried […]