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Briefly 2.5 – 911 Nuisances and Victims of Domestic Violence

https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/25-911-nuisances-and-victims-of-domestic-violence Traditional nuisance ordinances are environmental regulations that prohibit things like piling trash in a yard or making loud noises at night. But some ordinances prohibit frequent 911 calls and allow the city to fine the property owner when 911 is called too many times to a certain property. These laws have dire consequences for… Continue reading Briefly 2.5 – 911 Nuisances and Victims of Domestic Violence

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Briefly 2.4 – Qualified Immunity

https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/24-qualified-immunity   Today on Briefly we explore the controversial doctrine of "qualified immunity," a constitutional law doctrine that prevents executive officials like police from being brought into court for alleged constitutional violations, including acts of violence. Where does the immunity come from? Why does it exist? Is it to protect government officers from their deeds?… Continue reading Briefly 2.4 – Qualified Immunity