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John Whitehead, the founder and CEO of The Rutherford Institute,  joins Coy to discuss his opinion on the legality of upcoming red light cameras in Albemarle County.

 

On Wednesday, January 28th, John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute is a constitutional attorney and founder of the Rutherford Institute. His most recent book is The Change Manifesto. He was a guest on Charlottesville–Right Now! with Coy Barefoot on Wednesday to discuss some of his most recent commentaries.

 

In today’s show, adapted from an article written by freelance writer Karen Doss Bowman, we discuss the work of UVa Professor Paul Halliday, and his research of Habeas Corpus, the only specific right enshrined in the US Constitution.

Habeas corpus, the judicial means by which prisoners may demand that their jailer show a valid reason for their detention, is considered a bedrock of personal liberty in U.S. law—and is the only specific right enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.

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