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post #76 of 90
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Originally Posted by taxgenius View Post


Based on the cops knew, what was their reasonable suspicion?

 

I'm not sure "reasonable suspicion" is the relevant legal standard.

post #77 of 90
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Originally Posted by BigRob View Post

I'm not sure "reasonable suspicion" is the relevant legal standard.

Let us know when you're sure.
post #78 of 90
If she was actually detained and not just questioned then reasonable suspicion is the legal standard.
post #79 of 90
I am not sure why you guys care so much:smarmy:

Shoplifting high end goods, takes money out of our pockets, credit card fraud takes money out of our pockets, we should want some vigilance in this area
post #80 of 90
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Originally Posted by JeffsWood View Post

I am not sure why you guys care so much:smarmy:

Shoplifting high end goods, takes money out of our pockets, credit card fraud takes money out of our pockets, we should want some vigilance in this area
Sure, but if they detain/arrest an innocent shopper then they deserve to be sued.
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post #82 of 90
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Originally Posted by kulata View Post

Sure, but if they detain/arrest an innocent shopper then they deserve to be sued.

It's not whether the person turns out to be innocent or not, it's whether they had sufficient reason to suspect he wasn't.
post #83 of 90
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Originally Posted by Ataturk View Post

It's not whether the person turns out to be innocent or not, it's whether they had sufficient reason to suspect he wasn't.
The innocent shopper too should provide sufficient reason to sue the company and if their is strong evidence of discrimination, then $$$.
Edited by kulata - 11/3/13 at 1:06pm
post #84 of 90
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Originally Posted by TRINI View Post

Just wanna chime in here to say that a) the irresponsibility comment was not mine and b) I posted an excellent yet probably TL;DR article as to why exactly a 21-year old nursing student may wish to own a $2500 purse.

It was really not a good justification for that particular person to buy that particular bag.

Mods, put this in DT please. I don't what these people in the CE.
post #85 of 90
I agree with Piob. This thread is bringing down the value of all nearby threads.
post #86 of 90
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/oct/29/new-york-barneys-macys-racial-profiling-jay-z

Says $5 million suit against NYC and an undisclosed amount against Barney's and people are not happy with Jay Z.
post #87 of 90
Jay Z is big time and ought to be suing somebody for $50 Million,

Why am I being demonized, denounced and thrown on the cover of a newspaper for not speaking immediately?" he said.


It is obvious the poor guy is being discriminated against.

What this country needs in an SPC

Secretary of Political Correctness, and I nominate Van Jones.
post #88 of 90
Al Sharpton obviously.
post #89 of 90
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Originally Posted by BigRob View Post

A 21 year old nursing student decided to "treat hserself [sic]" with a $2,500 bag.  

Holy irresponsibility, batman.

Agreed. She should have just bought a fake, but high quality version of said purse.
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