U.S. Supreme Court Rejects the Provocation Rule in Excessive Force Lawsuits
May 30, 2017. The case involved officers who entered a home without a warrant, perceived a threat, and opened fire.
Attorney General Reignites War on Drugs, Orders Prosecutors to Seek Stiffer Penalties
May 10, 2017. U.S. AG Jeff Sessions ordered prosecutors to go for the most serious charges available.
Supreme Court: Wrongful Detention Even After Court Appearance Violates the Fourth Amendment
March 21, 2017. The beginning of court proceedings doesn't eliminate the Fourth Amendment from the picture.
California Expands Its Distracted Driving Laws Beyond Phone Calls and Text Messaging
January 1, 2017. A.B. 1785, which goes into effect January 1, 2017, will prohibit all cellphone and wireless devices usage while driving, except when using a hands-free device.