Law, necropolitics and the stop and search of young people

@article{Flacks2020LawNA,
  title={Law, necropolitics and the stop and search of young people},
  author={Simon Flacks},
  journal={Theoretical Criminology},
  year={2020},
  volume={24},
  pages={387 - 405}
}
  • Simon Flacks
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Theoretical Criminology
Stop and search can harm young people, damage relations between police and the community and alienate ethnic and racial minorities. In Mohidin and another v Commissioner of the Police of the Metropolis and others, a group of minors who had been stopped, searched and, in some cases, falsely imprisoned, assaulted and racially abused by officers, were awarded damages for the distress and pain suffered. In this article, the case will be read not for the tortious legal consequences of police actions… Expand

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