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Knowing Your Rights at DUI Checkpoints in California

California is rich in ethnic diversity; however, police officers are frequently accused of racial discrimination when carrying out their public safety duties. Extensive evidence of such accusations underscores the disparities that are involved in racially motivated traffic stops. One of … Continue reading

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Sobriety Checkpoint Exit Routes

In order for a sobriety checkpoint to be valid, it must allow for driver’s to navigate away from it. Law enforcement can evade this requirement, however, by placing sobriety checkpoints in areas where navigating away from the checkpoint would only be possible through illegal lane changes and U-turns. Continue reading

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