Roughly once a term, even this pro-law enforcement Supreme Court gags onsome example of police or prosecutorial excess.
Last term, Chicago v. Morales gave the Court a chance to strike down ananti-gang ordinance that made it too easy for police to round up people forthe simple offense of standing around after police tell them to move on.This term, another Chicago police case is before the Court. This time, theoffense isn’t standing around but running�running, that is, upon spotting apolice officer.
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