Is this Motorola autonomous police car patent the real Robocop of our dystopian future?

Even Paul Verhoeven’s 1986 classic “Robocop,” prescient as it was, could not envision autonomous police cars that could process suspects, extract payments, offer a hearing before a judge via videophone, or drive suspects to jail. Indeed, combining two of America’s favorite pastimes — cars and litigation — has not been imagined on […]