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U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Rand Paul introduce bipartisan bill to block expansion of FBI hacking authority
U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., yesterday introduced the Stopping Mass Hacking (SMH) Act to protect millions of law-abiding Americans from government hacking. 935 more words
Many of our most personal communications and financial records are accessible through our emails. Law enforcement officers, however, can obtain much of this information without a warrant. 767 more words
The United States Supreme Court is currently pondering a case that may change the way modern America polices its communities. I realize that this is a pretty bold statement to make, especially in light of the ongoing conversation in America over the last year or two over policing standards especially in minority communities, but the impact of the decision in this case could be such that it will only further deepen the divide between police and the communities they serve. 926 more words
If you hide the gun you just used in a robbery in the shared basement of your apartment building, can police look there without a warrant?
The Fourth Amendment protects the people against unreasonable searches and seizures. But what is a “search”? One of the lasting contributions that Justice Scalia made to constitutional law was his revival of the trespass doctrine in Fourth Amendment search analysis. 734 more words
May 9, 2016 By Jonathan R. Tung, Esq.
By now, everyone’s heard of the case of Paytsar Bkhchadzhyan, the 29 year old woman whose number of crimes nearly match her age. 480 more words