Archive for May, 2011


My Old Hood as Featured on MSNBC TV

I do not miss this area one bit. Sad that I grew up there!

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Court Sides With Cops in Warrantless Search

Case concerned exceptions to 4th Amendment requirement that police need a warrant to enter a home By Mark Sherman Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a Kentucky man who was arrested after police burst into his apartment without a search warrant because they smelled marijuana and feared he was trying to get rid of incriminating evidence. Voting 8-1, the justices reversed a Kentucky Supreme Court ruling that threw out the evidence gathered when officers entered Hollis King’s apartment. The court said there was no violation of King’s constitutional rights because the police acted …Read more […..]

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Dog attacks Police Officer Taser Full News Report

Officer is forced to tase a dog after it attacks his partner.

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Third Circuit Says Accommodation May Include Shift Change That Assists with Commute to Work

In an unusual case of first impression, the 3d U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held that under certain circumstances, the ADA may obligate an employer to accommodate an employee’s disability-related difficulties in getting to work.  In that case, the Court reversed summary judgment in favor of an employer and held that changing a part-time employee’s schedule to day shift – because her monocular vision made it dangerous for her to drive at night – could be a reasonable accommodation under the ADA.  Colwell v. Rite Aid Corporation, 3d Circ., No. 08-4675, April 8, 2010. In April 2005, …Read more […..]

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