Comments on: The Costa Mesa Syndrome http://overlawyered.com/2014/01/costa-mesa-syndrome/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=costa-mesa-syndrome Chronicling the high cost of our legal system Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:48:56 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 By: JTW http://overlawyered.com/2014/01/costa-mesa-syndrome/comment-page-1/#comment-264486 Sat, 25 Jan 2014 07:36:08 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=43641#comment-264486 and as usual a government agency gets to “investigate” itself. And as usual it will no doubt find no wrongdoings, except maybe that some minor official has been slightly overzealous who will get a stern warning and a promotion out of it (masked as “moving him to another position with different responsibilities to prevent it happening again”).

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By: proof http://overlawyered.com/2014/01/costa-mesa-syndrome/comment-page-1/#comment-264386 Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:37:39 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=43641#comment-264386 Not only does it safeguard police (their Bill of Rights), it also gets them a paid vacation when things go wrong. The Cranston police chief was suspended — with pay — while the state police investigate, which could take months. How about suspension without pay (which would be held in escrow) pending final judgment?

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