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Monday, December 21, 2015

Resisting Arrest or Resisting Excessive Force?

There are many cases in which people have a right to resist when unlawfully excessive force is used against them. For example, nobody's expected to just sit there and passively allow themselves to be beaten to death by police or subjected to a use of force that would likely cause, or be expected to cause, great bodily injury. The right to resist such force is about protecting one's Due Process right to life.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Cop's Staged Suicide Gets News Coverage

See: http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/04/us/fox-lake-illinois-police-officer-joe-gliniewicz/index.html

[Compare that CNN article with the one above involving Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy Jeff Mitchell, which mentions suspicious circumstances very similar to the case involving Joe Gliniewicz.  Will the media eventually dig into the similarities in the Mitchell case?]