[Noisebridge-discuss] DoJ supports the right to record police (and to sue if they try to stop you)

Sai sai at saizai.com
Sat Mar 23 23:03:15 UTC 2013


On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 3:05 PM, maestro <maestro415 at gmail.com> wrote:
> # depending on what they are found guilty of>>
> # under color of law, if they are found criminally>>
> # guilty, they LOSE their badge FOR LIFE and cannot>>
> # work as cops of any type in the U.S. again and best part>>
> # is there is NO APPEAL allowed.

Civilians cannot initiate criminal prosecutions in the US.

§1983/Bivens actions can get damages and declaratory or injunctive
relief. They can do enough damage that someone gets fired. But they
can't make the government convict someone of a crime per se.

I think you have your laws confused.

- Sai


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