The University of Virginia Honor Code

May 15th, 2011

By Dan Miller There is a dispute at the University of Virginia over the consequences of the conduct of a third-year student at the law school. In a letter to the editor of the Virginia Law Weekly dated April 22, Johnathan Perkins, who is black, detailed a walk to his apartment during which two officers […]

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Indiana Court Decision Makes Less Sense than Before

May 14th, 2011

By Dan Miller A SWAT raid in Arizona may suggest that homes are becoming No Rights Zones. There are lots of questions about what happened during a SWAT raid apparently gone very wrong in Pima County, Arizona; after more than a week most of them have not been answered.  However, combine the news as reported […]

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Death Warrant for Fourth Amendment?

May 13th, 2011

By Dan Miller Fortunately, the Fourth Amendment is not dead. In Barnes v. State of Indiana, the Indiana Supreme Court held on May 12th “that there is no right to reasonably resist unlawful entry by police officers. (emphasis added)” However, the facts of the case as recited in the decision show that this holding went […]

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