Constitutional Protections and Ferguson, IL

It struck me that in the moment pictured below, the concepts of freedom of speech,  Illegal search and seizure, due process, the guarantee of jury trial and right to counsel are only as powerful a shield as the people holding the weapons believe them to be.

CNN Photo from Ferguson
Photo by Getty Photographer Scott Olson

As a postscript to this post, Getty photographer Scott Olson who took the photograph above was arrested today, 18-August.

Constitutional Protections and Ferguson, IL

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