If you want the longer version of the decision in Fernandez v. California (2014), click here.
Cases involving violent robbery suspects defending the Fourth Amendment lead to bad law. These bad rulings then apply to the innocent as well who wish to live peaceably without arbitrary police power being asserted against them.
Sean Hocking at Slaw writes that the only “exciting” legal publishing news of the last month revolves around the perennial springtime custom at Lexis and West whereby “number crunchers and management run around furiously creating end of Q.1 figures for boards, MD’s and investors that are designed to ensure that their jobs last into quarters 2 & 3 of 2013.”
In other Slaw “news”, a guest blogger complains that the legal profession and law schools in Canada fail to thoroughly indoctrinate students and practitioners in the ideology of equality. Liberté, égalité, fraternité!