1/20/2017Federal Appeals Court Clears Cops In Prosecution Of Potty Mouth Motorist
Police face no penalty for violating First Amendment right of motorists to write naughty comments on a speeding ticket payment.
When then-22-year-old motorist William Barboza wrote a profane note on his payment for a speeding ticket nearly five years ago, little did he know his small act of defiance would end in his arrest. On Wednesday, the Second Circuit US Court of Appeals issued a summary order affirming a lower court decision (view ruling) that had cleared the cops of liability for arresting the man solely because he exercised his right to free speech.
1/19/2017Alaska Politicians Seek To Revive Banned Red Light Camera Program
Local politicians in Anchorage, Alaska propose ballot measure undermining the photo enforcement ban drafted and enacted by voters in 1997.
1/18/2017Texas: Lawsuit Battles Toll Road Over Bankruptcy Law Violation
Federal lawsuit accuses North Texas Tollway Authority of illegally attempting to collect on debt discharged in bankruptcy proceedings.
1/17/2017Napa, California Considers Doing Business With Redflex
The city council in Napa, California will vote on whether to continue doing business with the embattled red light camera vendor.
1/16/2017Sweden: Vigilantes Disable Speed Camera
A Swedish speed camera is repaired after having been taken out by vigilantes.