Saturday, March 24, 2012

Private persons & public safety

Coverage of last month's fatal shooting by a private person of a Florida teen continues – yesterday, President Barack Obama said:
'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon.'
Variations on that thought have crossed the minds of many a parent of a hoodie-loving child. (image credit)
In this context, New Brunswick Law Professor Vanessa MacDonnell's October 2011 post analyzing a proposal to expand citizens' power to arrest, then pending in Canada's parliament.

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