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  1. Three new Harvard articles:


** Development in the Law Policing – Chapter Four: Considering Police Body Cameras, 128 Harv. L. Rev. 1794 (Apr. 2015)


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** Enhancing Accountability and Trust with Independent Investigations of Police Lethal Force, 128 Harv. L. Rev. F. 235 (Apr. 2015)


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** Law Enforcement’s “Warrior” Problem, 128 Harv. L. Rev. F. 225 (Apr. 2015)


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  1. New AELE Monthly Law Journal article: Prisoners, Parolees, Sex Offenders, Computers, and the Internet – Part 1


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*** Law Enforcement Liability Reporter ***


This issue has cases on assault and battery, ECWs (dart mode), false arrest/imprisonment, firearms related, First Amendment and malicious prosecution.


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*** Fire, Police & Corrections Personnel Reporter ***


This issue has cases on arbitration procedures, disciplinary evidence, injuries to employees. pregnancy discrimination, reverse discrimination, race and sex discrimination, retaliatory personnel action, and retirement rights and benefits.


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*** Jail and Prisoner Law Bulletin ***


This issue has cases on the death penalty, false imprisonment, filing fees, medical care, officer assault (by inmates and by officers), segregation, sexual assault, and strip search.


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