Attorney Knowlton has told me that Assistant US Attorney Emery Hurley is a pretty cool guy, so please remember the things he writes are done on behalf of his client. The man could be a staunch civil libertarian for all we know, but his client happens to be the US of A at the moment.
CBP is hands-down the most powerful of any law enforcement agency in our country because they’re located at the border. No one can film what they do, they “lose” exculpatory video evidence when it suits them, and with officers doing things like this, they deserve some serious enhanced public scrutiny.
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