We may have finally discovered a limit to judicial immunity.
They both share in their authoritarian desires to censor online speech and violate citizen privacy.
Part of a law that authorizes warrantless snooping is about to expire, opening up a opportunity to better protect our privacy rights.
Zion’s attempts to push out unwanted renters collides with Fourth Amendment protections.
An appeals court rejected a qualified immunity defense.
Photos and information you store on iCloud will be safer from hackers, spies, and the government.
In a brief and forceful opinion, a unanimous court explains why the trial court never had jurisdiction to consider Trump's filings in the first place.
The Atlas of Surveillance lets us monitor the agencies that snoop on the public.
The Institute for Justice argues evidence from warrantless searches can’t be used for zoning enforcement.
The potential crimes that the FBI is investigating do not hinge on the current classification status of the records that the former president kept at Mar-a-Lago.
Even if Trump did declassify those records, the 11th Circuit says, he "has not identified any reason that he is entitled to them."
Judge Reviewing Mar-a-Lago Documents Complains That Trump Has Offered No Evidence He Declassified Them
In any case, that issue does not seem relevant under the statutes that the FBI cited in its search warrant.
Marvin Guy No Longer Faces Death Penalty for Allegedly Shooting, Killing Cop in Botched No-Knock Raid
An unannounced SWAT team invaded a Texas man’s home in failed pursuit of drug evidence. They’ve blamed him for the violence they incited.
Trump's Lawyers Say It's Not Clear Whether 'Purported' Classified Documents at Mar-a-Lago 'Remain Classified'
The former president's legal team notably did not endorse his claim that he automatically declassified everything he took with him.
Trump's Document Trove Reportedly Included Information About a Foreign Nation's Nuclear Capabilities
"Nuclear weapons issue is a Hoax," says the former president, who insists that nothing at Mar-a-Lago was actually classified.
That failure adds to the evidence that Trump or his representatives obstructed the FBI's investigation.
The Redacted Mar-a-Lago Search Warrant Affidavit Sheds Light on the FBI's Concerns and Trump's Defense
There are still lingering questions about the former president's criminal liability and the threat posed by the documents he kept.
We still know almost nothing about their contents, which is relevant in assessing the decision to search Mar-a-Lago.
Although U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart is inclined to unseal the document, redactions demanded by the Justice Department could make it hard to understand.
It's Not Clear Why Trump Thinks Disclosing the Mar-a-Lago Search Warrant Affidavit Would Help His Case
Reinforcing the FBI's suspicions was the whole point of that document, which is likely to remain sealed.
Whatever threat it may have posed, the trove of government documents seized by the FBI does not reflect well on the former president's judgment.
The law has been abused to prosecute citizens for reasons other than spying. But there are better examples than Trump to highlight problems.
The former president thought his 2016 opponent should go to prison for recklessly endangering national security.
Democrats Don't Trust 'the Police,' but They Do Trust the FBI, Provided It Is Targeting Donald Trump
As the response to the Mar-a-Lago raid illustrates, Republicans are inconsistent in the other direction.
A mother-daughter arrest in Nebraska was fueled in part by unencrypted Facebook messages police accessed through a warrant.
Lethal drug raids in Louisville and Houston were based on fishy police affidavits that turned out to be fraudulent.
So far no one has been held criminally liable for the disastrous drug raid, which was based on a flimsy and falsified search warrant affidavit.
The Institute for Justice urges SCOTUS to renounce that open-ended exception to the Fourth Amendment.
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"This is such outrageous behavior by the FBI," a D.C. Circuit judge says, calling the agency's special treatment of rich people "deeply troubling."
Minnesota's Attorney General Says the Cop Who Killed Amir Locke Was Defending Himself. So Was Locke.
That perplexing situation underlines the hazards of police tactics that aim to prevent violence but often have the opposite effect.
The former detective's trial should not obscure the responsibility of the drug warriors who authorized, planned, and executed the deadly raid.
Banning "no-knock" search warrants is not enough to prevent lethal confrontations between cops and people exercising the right to armed self-defense.
Ever wonder where people get the idea that police are thin-skinned bullies?
Regulators insist Fourth Amendment protections don’t apply to administrative searches.
The investigation of Trump aide Carter Page has exposed major problems with federal secret surveillance warrants.
With “keyword warrants,” anyone who queries certain terms on search engines will get caught in the surveillance dragnet.
More than 400 problems were found with 29 warrant requests, twice the number previously revealed.