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‘Flipping off’ cop doesn’t justify stop (access required)

Even if a litigious gadfly under police scrutiny gave the finger to a sheriff’s lieutenant, the lieutenant was not justified in stopping the car the man was in, according to a federal judge. A traffic stop merely for “gigging” an officer would not comport with the 1st or 4th Amendments, said U.S. District Judge Jackson L. ...