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In the Spirit of Jurisprudence,



The Supreme Court Just Ruled In Favor Of The Police State, And Sonia Sotomayor Is Not Having It

She lashed out at “lawless police conduct” that disproportionately targets black and brown Americans



WASHINGTON — In a powerful dissent to a Supreme Court ruling that took an expansive view of the limits the Constitution places on police misconduct, Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday seemed to address the people most affected by unfortunate encounters with the police — black and brown Americans ...


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sonia-sotomayor-police_us_57680301e4b0fbbc8beaf4ae

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Once again, Sonia Sotomayor shows why she’s often referred to as “the people’s justice


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You need to read Sonia Sotomayor’s devastating, Ta-Nehisi Coates-citing Supreme Court dissent


In an impassioned dissent Monday, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke with the majority of the court in a case about unreasonable searches and seizures, citing James Baldwin’s and Ta-Nehisi Coates’s written experiences of constantly being viewed as criminally suspect as black people in America ...


http://www.vox.com/2016/6/20/11976560/sonia-*********-dissent-supreme-court?yptr=yahoo

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Justice Sonia Sotomayor Justin Sullivan via Getty Images


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Sonia Sotomayor’s Epic Dissent Explains What’s at Stake When the Police Don’t Follow the Law

In an opinion that cited Michelle Alexander and Ta-Nehisi Coates, Justice Sotomayor railed against the gutting of the Fourth Amendment




... The decision, announced Monday, reinstates the particular convictions of a Utah man who was tried on drug charges. But this is about much more than one case. The Court’s 5-3 determination effectively signals that police officers do not themselves have to follow the letter of the law when they are enforcing the law. The calculus, argued dissenting Justice Elena Kagan, “practically invites” police to illegally stop Americans who are not acting suspiciously ...



https://www.thenation.com/article/s...we-need-people-of-color-on-the-supreme-court/

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Justice Sonia Sotomayor. (Reuters / Jason Reed)


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We already know how this is gonna go down. But the political climate is extremely volatile right now and tempers can easily flare up. I'm just wondering how much more the oppressed are going to tolerate racial profiling and police harassment before "marching" against social injustice. I'm using the word marching to keep this discussion nonviolent.
 

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We already know how this is gonna go down. But the political climate is extremely volatile right now and tempers can easily flare up. I'm just wondering how much more the oppressed are going to tolerate racial profiling and police harassment before "marching" against social injustice. I'm using the word marching to keep this discussion nonviolent.


Enough (nuff) said, and well said indeed.

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