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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 27 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Met police ‘disproportionately’ use stop and search powers on black people

The Metropolitan police increased its use of stop and search last year, with a 19% rise among London’s minority black population, which was targeted more than the white population, official figures show.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 3 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The danger of being black in the USA Part 2

How the Supreme Court Made It Legal for Cops to Pull You Over for Just About Anything Even hanging an air freshener

Legal principles can be complicated, but in most courts, until eight months ago, there was a pretty simple one: Ignorance of the law is no excuse.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 2 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

The land of the free, perhaps not so if you are black

Pull Over: Practice of pretext police stops under fire

Antonio Ellis was in his 2008 Nissan on Rivers Avenue one night last year when he saw the blue lights behind him. He pulled over. An officer ordered him to step out of his car. “One of your headlights is out.”

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