Category Archives: Racial profiling

M.D.N.C.: Gov’t fails to show sheriff’s office discriminated against Hispanics in law enforcement

The government’s civil case against the Alamance County, N.C. sheriff fails to sufficiently show racial discrimination against Hispanics to justify relief. The court wasn’t kind to the Sheriff because of the use of ethnic slurs by jail deputies, but there … Continue reading

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M.D.Fla.: Racial profiling as a reason for a knock-and-talk rejected here, but not foreclosed in egregious cases

Racial profiling as a reason for a knock-and-talk was rejected on the facts, but the court concedes that it could happen in some case with egregious facts. United States v. Horne, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50981 (M.D. Fla. April 17, … Continue reading

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CA9: Injunction against racially profiling Hispanics affirmed as modified

The injunction against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for profiling Hispanics is affirmed as modified. Ortega v. Arpaio, 13-16285 (9th Cir. April 15, 2015). The summary from the court follows:

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