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RALEIGH — It’s been more than a decade since 22 people with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office were ousted because of rampant corruption.

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Since 1920, the American Civil Liberties Union has generally upheld its mission to “defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States."

Of all the protections guaranteed in the Constitution, the right to due process is among the most sacred. It is this right that protects each of us from being held legally accountable should we be arbitrarily accused of a crime.

Published in Opinion