I just came across this video of people being placed under arrest for dancing in the Jefferson Memorial.

It reminded me of the fact that not a single Las Vegas police officer has every been prosecuted for any wrongdoing in an official capacity. That’s just one major city. Who knows how else the police are exercising their powers in unreasonable and unjust ways. Who knows how many cell phones/cameras have been stomped on because they contain incriminating information.

The police in this country have a ridiculous level of impunity, and we should reform our system to increase accountability and restrict the immunities that they enjoy. Otherwise, this is the ridiculous result:


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I am a secular humanist, an independent progressive, and a law student currently earning both my J.D. and LL.M. in democratic governance and the rule of law. More importantly, I consider myself to be a student of anything and everything. I started this blog in hopes of generating an in-depth and practical discussion of American politics, culture, religion, and law. Hopefully it will serve to get people really thinking, including me. View all posts by Painfully. Slow. Progress.

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