The War at Home

October 29th, 2011

By Jan Barry In Boston, Massachusetts and Oakland, California, Veterans For Peace members have been assaulted by police while peacefully demonstrating on behalf of Occupy Wall Street protest groups’ constitutional rights. The most seriously injured is Scott Olsen, a Marine vet of two tours in Iraq, who was hospitalized with head injuries after police in […]


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First Amendment Rights of Individuals Are Equal to those of Traditional Media

August 27th, 2011

By Dan Miller In Glik v. City of Boston, et al, a Mr. Glik had used his cellular phone to video and audio tape a police encounter with a man on the Boston Common. He was arrested for doing so but charges were thereafter dropped. He then filed suit in Federal District Court alleging violation […]


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IN AG Seeks Reconsideration of 4th Amendment Ruling

May 21st, 2011

By Dan Miller The ruling is far too broad. As noted here, the Indiana Supreme Court recently went far beyond the situation before it in Barns v. Indiana and said “there is no right to reasonably resist unlawful entry by police officers (emphasis added).” Perhaps seeking to emphasize this, the court said, “In sum, we […]


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The Media Should Not Question Police Activity

May 21st, 2011

By Dan Miller The media should not question police activity – to do so is disgraceful!  So says Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik. There has been more media coverage of the Pima County, Arizona SWAT team raid that resulted in a twenty-six year old former Marine dead with sixty slugs in his corpse. The Tucson, […]


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Just Do Whatever the Police Say

May 17th, 2011

By Dan Miller Rights? You *#**#*% don’t got no stinkin’ rights. This tale from Philadelphia, A.K.A. the City of Brotherly Love, seems to fit neatly into the jigsaw puzzle with this piece about a recent Indiana Supreme Court decision and this one about an incident in Pima County, Arizona. It seems that a Mr. Fiorino, […]


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