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Posts tagged ‘stop and frisk’

13
Aug

Legal Links: Legal, Sports and Weird News

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces Justice Department Initiative to reverse the war on drugs (ABA Journal)
Judge strikes down New York’s stop-and-frisk policy (The New York Times)
More memorabilia dealers come forward claiming Manziel signed a bunch of stuff for them
(ESPN)
Michelle Obama to release rap album (Politico)
Finally!!! Jet Pack developer gets green light to begin test flights (Sky News)
Man who fell 65 feet at Atlanta’s Turner Field has died (ESPN)
Quadruple amputee has custom wheelchair stolen while on vacation (France 24)
Constitutional right to die? Terminally ill woman wants to end her life to donate organs, but will Michigan law allow such a wish? (Fox Detroit)
149 teens and young adults face criminal charges for playing giant game of hide and seek (Washington Post)
It is no “Grey’s Anatomy” pay out, but Asiana offers $10,000 all survivors of a recent plane crash (AP)
Justice Department sues in an effort to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways (ABA Journal)
Texas A&M bought Texas Weslyan University’s law school (ABA Journal)
Really? Man caught trying to steal puppies… By stuffing them down his pants (WOKV)

12
Aug

Legal Links: Legal, Sports and Weird News

A high school football coach is attacked, bitten in the face by a former player…. Who he coached over 20 year ago (AP)
A federal judge has ruled that New York police violated the Constitution when they targeted “the right people” with stop-and-frisk tactics (ABA Journal)
Angel’s All-Star Mike Trout says all PED users should get a lifetime ban from the game (ESPN)

Big Brother Watch: Recycling bins in England are tracking smart phones (BBC)

60-foot sinkhole near Disney World sucks in building at nearby resort (CNN)
Parents name their baby “Messiah,” Judge orders them to change it to “Martin” (WBIR)
Man arrested for waving confederate flag, yelling racial slurs…. Again (My9NJ)
Man with Asperger’s Syndrome arrested for 29th time nabbing trains and busses (AP)