Lawyer meeting notes: Traffic stop reform in all its fruits, starting here

print Police powers reform in Tennessee is beginning in Chattanooga. Here are the main arguments for directing city police to respect the limits of the statute at Tenn. Code Ann. § Title 55, the state transportation statute, the enforcement of which must comply with the federal transportation statue at USC § Title 49.  This list is the basis of my discussion with city attorney Phil Noblett. But an interview in his office in the city hall annex focuses solely on the limits of the statute (or, as he would put it, the absolute lack of limit on the law). The conversation … Continue reading Lawyer meeting notes: Traffic stop reform in all its fruits, starting here