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Re: VEHICLE CHECKPOINT OLD BRIDGE ROAD
Date: August 17, 2013 06:53PM
no they can do checkpoint if the purpose is specified on a warrant (ie, alcohol check in high accident area, looking for missing child in car, something that's actually allowable under law)
they likely do abuse the privelage - ie - give tickets for various junk having nothign to do with the warrant. however it's the prosecutor and judge that makes such a thing final, not the officer reporting or bringing it forward
your thinking "bill of attainder". even congress cannot point to a group of people, detain them, and start writing tickets (find the man i'll find the law). you can say "quo warranto" but i doubt anyone hears you.
"Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed" (this assumes an imprisonable offense occured). these courts are setting bond on offenses that are normally not imprisonable - to help bond loan companies.
how about that? they're hacks. meter maids !! you don't know law !! wa ha ha !!