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Gunny G: Roger Roots, Are Cops Constitutional? Police As A Standing Army, Etc.

  Seton Hall Constitutional L.J. 2001, 685   ARE COPS CONSTITUTIONAL?   Roger Roots*   ABSTRACT   Police work is often lionized by jurists and scholars who claim to employ “textualist” and “originalist” methods of constitutional interpretation. Yet professional police … Continue reading

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The Founders’ Great Mistake – Garrett Epps – The Atlantic

                        …..Understandably, most Americans today are primarily concerned with whether Barack Obama can clean up Bush’s mess. But as Bush leaves the White House, it’s worth asking why he … Continue reading

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Roger Roots, Are Cops Constitutional? (Right To Be Left Alone; Police As social Workers, STANDING ARMY; Cops History,Etc…)

  Police work is often lionized by jurists and scholars who claim to employ “textualist” and “originalist” methods of constitutional interpretation. Yet professional police were unknown to the United Statesin 1789, and first appeared in America almost a half-century after … Continue reading

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Roger Roots, Are Cops Constitutional?

ARE COPS CONSTITUTIONAL? Roger Roots* ABSTRACT Police work is often lionized by jurists and scholars who claim to employ “textualist” and “originalist” methods of constitutional interpretation. Yet professional police were unknown to the United States in 1789, and first appeared … Continue reading

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