Category: The Legal Arena

Texas Cop on Trial After Caught on Video Illegally Searching PINAC Reporter’s Car

Texas Cop on Trial After Caught on Video Illegally Searching PINAC Reporter’s Car

The criminal trial for a Texas cop who searched the car of a PINAC reporter without a warrant after arresting him for recording in front of a police department begins today. Galveston Police Sergeant Archie Chapman probably did not realize his unconstitutional actions were being recor ...
Illinois Cops Beating Black Man for Driving Own Car Highlights Larger Racial Profiling Issue

Illinois Cops Beating Black Man for Driving Own Car Highlights Larger Racial Profiling Issue

The white woman was trying to be a good samaritan when she called police on a black man entering his car and driving away in a suburban Chicago town, thinking he had stolen it. But Lawrence Crosby owned the Chevrolet and figured he would drive to a local police station in Evanston to ...
California Men who Spent Seven Months in Jail for Rap Lyrics and Facebook Photos File Lawsuit

California Men who Spent Seven Months in Jail for Rap Lyrics and Facebook Photos File Lawsuit

Two California men who spent seven months in jail for conspiracy to commit murder based on rap lyrics and Facebook photos that made no reference to actual murders filed a lawsuit against the San Diego Police Department Tuesday. Police based their arrests on allegations that Brandon Du ...
South Florida Deputy Faints Upon Reading Court Order Seizing Personal Assets After Sheriff Refuses to Pay Settlement to Man Left Paralyzed

South Florida Deputy Faints Upon Reading Court Order Seizing Personal Assets After Sheriff Refuses to Pay Settlement to Man Left Paralyzed

A South Florida deputy who left a man paralyzed after confusing a cell phone for a gun had his personal items seized Saturday, including his car, clothes, television, furniture, golf clubs, fishing rods and computer, after his agency refused to pay the victim $200,000 – a fraction of the ...
Florida Cops Keep Innocent Man in Jail for Eight Months, Resulting in $150,000 Settlement

Florida Cops Keep Innocent Man in Jail for Eight Months, Resulting in $150,000 Settlement

The Fort Lauderdale police department got it wrong when they arrested the wrong man thinking he was a burglary suspect. But the Florida police department still kept him in jail for eight months for the crime he did not commit. Dmitry Lyubimov was not released until authorities fina ...