As is their wont, devotees of presidential candidate Ron Paul made their presence known on January 15 at the Three Kings Day Parade in Miami, an annual event that draws thousands of spectators. When one of them held up a sign touting their favorite candidate in front of a local Univision TV camera, the crew [...]
Among those calling for the arrest of Lt. John Pike after he pepper-sprayed docile UC Davis students, are some who think a so-called citizen’s arrest is in order. So far as I can tell, it is indeed possible for a civilian to legitimately put the cuffs on a peace officer, but an amateur enforcer could be vulnerable to a false arrest lawsuit. Therefore, anyone who might apprehend him should not only be able to say exactly which crime Pike committed, but be certain the allegation is correct.