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Response to JonLP24 (Reply #93)

Fri Nov 28, 2014, 02:01 AM

95. Lisa is an attorney

Lisa Bloom has a thriving practice. She's a civil rights attorney with a degree from Yale. Lawrence O'Donnell, while not an attorney, served as an adviser to the Senate and has a degree from Harvard.

I don't understand what you are saying about civil law and the fourth amendment. It isn't about civil law. It's about Constitutional law. The statute saying cops can shoot a fleeing suspect just because they're fleeing is UNCONSTITUTIONAL. If a cop does that, he broke the law and should be criminally charged. THERE IS NOTHING ABOUT being able to sue. I only brought up Mr Garner because it was his trying to sue that caused the case. The cop was a criminal because he killed the kid Garner. It was against the fourth amendment no matter what Tennessee statute said.

If a cop walks up and bangs you in the head and the State it happens in has a law saying cops can bang random people on the head, it's still against your constitutional rights. If you go to sue the cop and department because you were banged on the head and the civil court says you can't because of the banging on the head statute, you appeal all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States and the decision is that the banging on the head statute is unconstitutional, it isn't unconstitutional just so you can sue. It's unconstitutional. Cops can't just bang people on the head. Any where. Any time.

Flanders is an idiot.

I misspoke. It's the National Bar Association and they're trying to get federal charges filed against Wilson.

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