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Police want to put a child in a cage after a lawyer posted video of cops strip searching him in public.

University of Virginia law professor and defense attorney Thomas Frampton was retained by the family of Clarence Green after police violated Green's civil rights and the rights of his 16-year-old brother during a traffic stop. After Frampton released body camera footage of the unlawful traffic stop and subsequent warrantless search of the Green family home, Baton Rouge police now want to arrest him. The request cites a Louisiana state law that prohibits disseminating "records and reports" relevant to juvenile court proceedings. The decision to go after Frampton could be seen as retaliation for speaking out against their constitutional rights being violated, but it is also seen as a First Amendment issue as well. Frampton won the civil suit against the Baton Rouge PD, which was settled out of court for $35,000, but he is now in the county's crosshairs. The district attorney's office wants to prosecute Frampton for doing so and put him behind bars for up to six mont

Cops strip a melanin man naked in public and search his genitals for drugs.

Clarence Green and his family were stripped nude on the side of the road by police after an illegal traffic stop. Officers stripped them and groped their genitals in broad daylight on a public roadway. The officers then went to Green's home and illegally searched it. The family was awarded a $35,000 settlement after their rights were trampled by Baton Rouge's finest. The incident is a testament to the untouchable nature of criminal cops and the violations they can commit, writes CNN's, Robin Cevallos. In the name of the drug war, police found a gun in Green's possession, which is entirely legal in the state of Louisiana, she says, except that he was on probation for possession of drugs, which prohibited him from having a firearm.  However, the gun was in his pocket, not behind his genitals where they were looking, Cevallos says, and it was in a different pocket, not where they searched Green's private parts.  Police also claimed to find marijuana on Green's teen