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Philadelphia Woman Beaten on the Beach By Police in Show of Excessive Force

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

A New Jersey police officer was filmed punching an unarmed 20-year-old woman from Philadelphia in the head and neck as he held her to the ground in an attempt to arrest her for failing to comply with his questioning, as shown by Vice News. The woman was suspected of underage drinking on a New… Read More »

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Entrapment as a Defense

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

In an attempt to stop crimes before they happen, law enforcement may employ tactics that border on illegal, such as helping or enticing someone to commit a crime. While providing the materials for someone to commit a crime or giving them information may not necessarily be illegal, “entrapment” is against the law. Entrapment occurs… Read More »

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