Woman’s comments to police considered political speech, COA rules
- June 27, 2015
- Devon Sharpe
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(The Indiana Lawyer) – The Indiana Court of Appeals overturned a woman’s misdemeanor disorderly conduct conviction, which was based on her comments to police that she was pulled over because she was black, finding the comments were political in nature.
Lakisha Jordan was convicted of Class B misdemeanor disorderly conduct and Class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement after police pulled over the car she was driving in because the license plate did not match the vehicle registration.
According to the record, Jordan (More..)
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