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Anchor Arrested For Facebook Posts

Lessons Learned from Ebony Dickens If you think you can write whatever you want on Facebook because you are protected by the First Amendment, think again. Ebony Dickens of Georgia suggested black people should “rise up and shoot at every white cop in the nation starting NOW” on her Facebook account. She continued her rant…

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Florida Supreme Court Says Cops Need Search Warrants to Go Through Cell Phones

In 2008, Cedric Smallwood was arrested in connection with a convenience store robbery in Jacksonville. Police seized Smallwood’s phone, went through it and identified images they were helpful to the prosecution.  However, the Florida Supreme Court ruled last week 5-2 that while police had a right to seize Smallwood’s phone, they did not have a right…