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originally posted by: Iamthatbish
a reply to: raymundoko
A law that is rigged is a law the needs tone changed.
"An unjust law is no law at all" Martin Luther King
"If a law is unjust, Amanda is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so." Thomas Jefferson
originally posted by: Iamthatbish
This woman's death took away her right and her ability to STAY IN JAIL TO AROUSE THE CONSCIOUS OF THE COMMUNITY.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
a reply to: Iamthatbish
Her death has nothing to do with the arresting officer. None of her rights were violated by the officer during the traffic stop.
If you are going to try and raise a point at least back it up when confronted with a challenge instead of ignoring the person simply because they don't agree with your interpretation of the law.
Observing erratic driving. In general, police officers will pull you over if they notice that you are showing any of the signs of driving under the influence. These signs include swerving, speeding, driving too slowly, failing to stop, failing to yield, and any other indications that signal to the officer that you are driving drunk. In general, if you actually have a good reason for driving the way you were driving, the officer may let you go with only a ticket or a warning. However, officers will be looking to see if your eyes are blurred or if they smell alcohol on your breath. - See more at: dui.findlaw.com...
Bland was arrested on July 10 and held for three days. Toxicology tests during her autopsy showed the presence of a significant quantity of marijuana...and Diepraam indicated that THC, the principal drug component of marijuana, could have been in Ms. Bland’s system before her arrest, in sufficient quantities to still be detectable after several days.
Why has no action been taken against the arresting officer? At this time, the Texas Rangers and DPS are conducting their own investigations into the traffic stop, as is a different assistant district attorney, Mia Magnus, who would be activated in the event that criminal violations are found. District Attorney Mathis has said no evidence of criminal behavior has been uncovered so far.
They recently ruled a traffic stop cannot be extended based solely on the purpose of waiting for a K9 unit to arrive on scene/ intentionally delaying a person to cause them to be late as retribution etc.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion which clearly shows how wrong the Texas State Trooper who arrested Sandra Bland really was.
Rookie Texas state trooper Brian Encinia is facing harsh criticism after the two videos depicting his chaotic and brutal arrest of Sandra Bland in rural Waller County.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) recently issued a landmark ruling on the matter with an opinion written by Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsberg deciding the case of Rodriguez vs. United States in favor of the petitioner which exonerated Rodriguez.
Not content to merely settle one case, the Court opinion's author settled numerous matters of law involving traffic stops, and naturally drug sniffing dogs gained the most attention.
The key point of law in the court's ruling which applies to Sandra Bland's unlawful detention and arrest lies in one simple phrase: "Authority for the seizure ends when tasks tied to the traffic infraction are -- or reasonably should have been -- completed."
There was no law or civil rights violation.
A traffic stop ends when the officer releases the driver and NOT when a citation is written.