Yeah, but it was a good read. 8)wwomack said:I just finished reading the entire pdf. I hate it when people post documents from legal cases as I tend to go overboard reading them.
Did I forget to mention that the city is appealing this decision? They don't know when to stop.wwomack said:In my opinion, the court of appeals was exactly right in upholding the arrest as unconstitutional due to lack of warrant. The police had LOTS of time to obtain a warrant and no emergency situation to deal with. The man was inside his own home and not in public where he could harm another.
You'd think that with 60 people there someone would say "Hey...don't we need permission from some authority......Malum Prohibitum said:60 officers present, but nobody can get a warrant? The police argue exigency, but both the trial court and appellate court call that :bsflag: My guess is that they had no grounds for a warrant!
Malum Prohibitum said:The court finds that his constitutional rights were violated, but the guy only gets $1.
Go figure. :roll: