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Villarreal v. Laredo

Villarreal v. Laredo

Police officers swear to uphold the U.S. Constitution, but can they be held accountable when they blatantly violate that oath? The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will soon consider whether a citizen-journalist in Texas can seek justice after a retaliatory arrest and prosecution. The Institute for Justice (IJ), as part of its recently launched Project on Immunity and Accountability, urges the court to hold officers responsible for violating First Amendment rights.

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September 17, 2020

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