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When does the Fourth Amendment require honesty?

I am always a little leery of media stories on legal cases, especially cases at the trial level. I have been involved in a few high-profile cases and almost always the true and complete facts are never told in the media. 440 more words

Fourth Amendment

Why Should the Law-abiding Care About Electronic Surveillance?

It has been a year and a half since the Snowden leaks revealed what many long suspected: We are being spied on by our government. We are also being spied on by irresponsible corporations. 301 more words

Government

Automated Mass Surveillance is Unconstitutional, EFF Explains in Jewel v. NSA | Electronic Frontier Foundation

 

October 24, 2014

Today EFF filed our latest brief in Jewel v. NSA, our longstanding case on behalf of AT&T customers aimed at ending the NSA’s dragnet surveillance of millions of ordinary Americans’ communications. 114 more words

Government

OHIO: ' CONTROVERSIAL PROCEDURE CONSIDERED FOURTH AMENDMENT VIOLATION '

#AceNewsServices – UNITED STATES (Ohio) – October 23 – News and Views:  

“NO REFUSAL” BLOOD DRAW CHECKPOINT PLANNED FOR OHIO

Controversial procedure considered a 4th amendment violation by some ………..!  

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Bad Cop?

My last post was titled, “Good Cop,” so it is only fitting that this post is dubbed “Bad Cop.” It is a nice juxtaposition – good cop/bad cop – don’t you think? 1,756 more words

Progressive Christianity

FBI Director Warns Google and Apple “If You Don’t Decrypt Phones, We’ll Do It For You”

The Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution is crystal clear in meaning.

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. 280 more words

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