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I am wondering how things might have went if a few of the people standing around when the officer maced the girl in NYC had calmly went up to that officer and placed him under citizens arrest.
Originally posted by bo12au
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"Complainant"-One who applies to the court for redress; one who exhibits a bill of complaint. Benefit Ass’n v. Robinson, 147 Ill. 138, Black’s Law Dictionary, 4th edition, page 356. Redress- The receiving satisfaction for an injury sustained. Black’s Law Dictionary, 4th edition, page 1444.
Standing of Complainant-"As a general principal, standing to invoke the judicial process requires an actual justiciable controversy as to which the complainant has a real interest in the ultimate adjudication because he or she has either suffered or is about to suffer an injury." People v. Superior Court, 126 Cal.Rptr.2d 793.
"In every criminal trial, the prosecution must prove the corpus delecti, or the body of the crime itself-i.e., the fact of injury, loss or harm, and the existence of a criminal agency as its cause." People v. Sapp, 73 P.3d 433, 467 (Cal. 2003) [quoting People v. Alvarez, (2002) 27 Cal.4th 1161, 1168-1169, 119 Cal.Rptr.2d 903, 46 P.3d 372.].
Originally posted by outsidethesquare
reply to post by phoenix0714
uhh brush up on your legal skills matey. Just the same as it is legal to drive a car, yet there are things some people do while doing so which are illegal, with a lot of people doing these things unknowingly. Understand?
This whole movement is intended to cause a public disturbance and disruption, open your eyes. The whole point is to be noticed. That's what a protest is. Threads like this are just delusion.edit on 9/10/2011 by outsidethesquare because: sp