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Monday, June 24, 2013

"Merely asking for one’s ID, without demanding it, is not a seizure of the person"

From FourthAmendment.com, summarizing a recent California case and concluding, "This borders on the ridiculous. This is another example of an appellate court detached from the real world of criminal cases. How is asking not understood as a command?"

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2013/06/merely-asking-for-ones-id-without-demanding-it-is-not-a-seizure-of-the-person.html

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