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Trouble With Profiling: Jude Joffe-Block

"[M]ore and more, the U.S. Supreme Court has been granting law enforcement broad discretion in deciding what facts justify a stop. In USA v. Arvizu in 2002 , for example, the Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s decision to throw out a stop where a Border Patrol agent had relied on seemingly...

Racial Profiling Banned...Except at the Border

GUIDANCE FOR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES REGARDING THE USE OF RACE, ETHNICITY, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR GENDER IDENTITY [T]his Guidance does not apply to interdiction activities in the vicinity of the border, or to protective, inspection, or screening activities...

DOJ Loses Border Turf Battle to DHS Over Profiling

"Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder expressed disappointment Monday that the U.S. border is exempt from his new racial profiling ban, after the Department of Homeland Security rejected his plan as too risky. ... In a conference call with law enforcement officials Monday afternoon, the attorney...