More sad tidings for all you “law and order” types, particularly you candidates and elected sorts who think shortcuts to order are what law entails.
Another court has affirmed what long has been settled: police profiling is unlawful.
One twist: In this case, the traffic-stop criterion deemed illegal and pernicious isn’t the color of a person’s skin but of his or her license plates.
A federal appeals court ruled that Kansas police could not stop cars simply because they come from states with legal marijuana: Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C.
How will Kansas keep order?
How, indeed, with jail-cell quotas to meet and town budget shortfalls to mend.