Citizens arrest laws - still need 'em?

Heard a law professor today saw they were mostly created to stop rum away slaves. In the age of cameras and cell phones, are citizens arrest laws still necessary?

  • Yes, more than ever
  • Probably, but some revisions are necessary
  • No, they’re antiquated
  • Other

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Anyone who knows anything about crime and law knows citizen’s arrests are both necessary and commonly used. Daily. Police cannot arrest for most misdemeanors not committed in their presence.