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Landmark Civil Rights Case in Indiana Prohibits Cops from Interfering with Civilians Filming Them

February 28th, 2014 As part of a settlement to a federal civil rights case, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department will be instituting a new policy prohibiting police officers from interfering with civilians who are recording their actions. According to Indiana Lawyer, the policy change was included in a settlement agreement with …

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Don’t police have to read me my rights?

FlexYourRights.org February 28, 2014 Many people believe that they can “beat the case” if the officer doesn’t read them their Miranda rights during an arrest. This is a myth. The only time an officer must read a person his or her Miranda rights is when: (1) the person has been placed under …

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What Are My Rights When Marijuana is Legal?

With the passage of the nation’s first marijuana legalization measures in Colorado and Washington, we’re getting a lot of inquiries about how these changes in marijuana policy might impact basic rights during police encounters. Good question… Anyone who’s been checking out our materials over the years knows how often the …

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