If you are reading this column online at work, writes Senior Editor Jacob Sullum, you may be committing a federal crime. Or so says the Justice Department, which reads the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act broadly enough to encompass personal use of company computers as well as violations of website rules that people routinely ignore.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"Anyone, regardless of age, accused of such disgraceful actions will be charged accordingly."
The Justice Department says Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas were killed in an operation based on a fraudulent warrant triggered by a false report to police.
You might want to think twice about putting that new gun on your credit card.
The senator from Massachusetts thinks more Americans should join the military. Why?