TheNewspaper.com Roundup: September 3, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup!

  • Utah Supremes side with Motorists on CAF
  • Feds Seize Cars and Cash from Corrupt Bus Cam CEO involved in the Dallas School Bus Cam Scandal
  • Fed Judge Upholds right to Flip off Cops

Friday, August 31, 2018
Utah Supreme Court Sides With Motorist Who Had Cash Seized
A unanimous Utah Supreme Court last week defended a voter-passed initiative designed to stop state law enforcement agencies from seizing property from motorists not convicted of any crime. Those agencies have been circumventing the ballot measure by asking federal officers to grab the money. The high court weighed in, declaring this practice unlawful.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Feds Seize Cars, Cash From Corrupt Bus Camera CEO
School bus cameras fueled the luxurious lifestyle of the top executive at Force Multiplier Solutions for years. On Monday, US District Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn issued a forfeiture order forcing Robert Carl Leonard Jr to give up the trappings of wealth he accumulated with an automated system for ticketing motorists driving near school buses.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Federal Judge Upholds Right To Flip Off Virginia Cops
A federal judge told a Virginia sheriff’s deputy that he had no right to pull over a car because a passenger flipped him off. On Friday, proceedings advanced in the lawsuit against Patrick County Lieutenant Rob Coleman. US District Judge Jackson L. Kiser had found sufficient evidence to bring the matter to trial.

Monday, August 27, 2018
Australia, France, Italy, UK: Speed Cameras Trashed
Vigilantes set fire to the speed camera on Cumberland Road in Greenock, Scotland last week Saturday, according to Inverclyde Now. In Fraserburgh, vigilantes torched the speed camera on the A90 just before midnight last week Monday, the Press and Journal newspaper reported.

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