Unformatted text preview: Holding: No vague laws are unconstitutional, and Yes the Jacksonville Ordinance code gives too much power to the police Rule: Laws should not be too broad to encompass people whom do not disturbs the peace (reasonably innocent bystanders). Rational: The idea that a law would be wide enough to give the police officers a large net with many innocent and harmless bystandards should not be in place because of the idea that laws are meant to give police officers power to arrest people with probable cause. Someone not out of mere suspicion or even a record of crimes, but one who will, with evidence, commit or has committed a crime. Synthesis: To link this to due process, in terms that an ordinary person with average intelligence should be able to know when they are committing a crime. This law opens up a door too vague to know if they are acting suspiciously with an innocent mind. Dissent/Concurence:...
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- Spring '11
- Law, criminal law, Arrest, Jacksonville, jacksonville ordinance code