The libertarian legal analyst says Trump, like his White House predecessors, has abused executive power in all sorts of ways.
The Fox News legal analyst says the president is abusing executive power.
Human Rights Watch and other groups say these systems draw serious concerns.
Forget about Donald Trump and the Mueller report and think about all the little (and not-so-little) people who get crushed by the feds.
If the Feds Have Stopped Snooping on Our Phone Records, Watch Out for the Anti-Encryption Propaganda
Backdoors into your texts and private message provide far more information than your phone metadata.
"I was very concerned that I was able to put the Russia case on absolutely solid ground," the former FBI deputy director says.
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The outpouring of emotional and material support for federal workers during the shutdown is understandable, but mistaken.
Marzieh Hashemi's family was largely kept in the dark during her detention.
A retiring member of the Chicago City Council wore a wire to record conversations. He's being treated like a snitch…by city leaders.
Also, they have no tires?
"We shouldn't have to think about self-censoring what we say online."
1,000 more agencies submitted data in 2017 vs. 2016, which could account for much of the increase.
Jeff Sessions credits the dip to his tough-on-crime policies, but criminal justice groups say that's nonsense.
New FBI statistics for 2017 even show a small increase.
Rosenstein was not happy with how Trump handled the James Comey firing.
Respect for the overall government is waning. Good.
Even if FBI directors might prefer to operate without guidance from presidents, but that set-up would render the FBI unaccountable.
This will have potentially serious consequences for those investigating election meddling.
An agent who accidentally shot someone while dancing can't be around alcohol, but can keep his gun.
In one surveillance video, the victim is tased four times for a total of 50 seconds.
It's time for this intrusive, politicized, and overly powerful agency to be dumped.
The president reverts to his original, highly implausible excuse for dismissing the FBI director.
The DOJ's inspector general concludes that James Comey acted wrongly but not politically and that an FBI agent said "we'll stop" Trump from winning but didn't act on it.
Was their miscount of unlockable phones truly a mistake or part of an agenda?
The president thinks the distinction between justice and politics is for suckers.
The former FBI director recognizes his criticism of Apple was "thoughtless," but he doesn't see the underlying problem with seeking cybersecurity back doors.
Backpage Plea to Texas Sex Trafficking Charge Turns On CEO's Admission to Brokering Adult Prostitution
Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer turned over the company and seven other executives in exchange for leniency.
The FBI is looking for a back door to your phone. So are some snoops in the FBI's back yard.
Did they follow appropriate procedures to get permission to wiretap?
Report: FBI Officials Dragged Feet Breaking into Terrorist's Phone to Try to Force Apple to Weaken Encryption
A political battle following the San Bernardino attack was the result of an attempt to make a test case.
Public-key encryption has brought a drastic shift in power from the state to individuals.
Argues that secret wiretap authorizations were not abused.
Alex Van Der Zwaan's plea is latest criminal case to come out of Robert Mueller's investigation.
Trump says he's inclined to do so, but letter expresses concerns about "sensitive passages."
The Nunes memo says the FBI deceived the court. Grassley's memo suggests the FBI was tricked itself.
Why should we have to rely on Dem and GOP spin? Americans have every right to know what happened.
More Republican skepticism of law enforcement agencies is a welcome development.
The Nunes memo deserved to be released, and so does the forthcoming Schiff one. But come on, D.C., get serious about abuse of FISA and other powers!
If You Think The Nunes Memo Will 'Discredit' FBI and DOJ, You Haven't Been Paying Attention For the Past 50 Years
Democrat Adam Schiff might be right that GOP operatives want to derail the Russia probe. But the FBI and Justice Department lost credibility a long time ago.
Minneapolis is being transformed into a police state.
Trump has reviewed a document alleging FBI misconduct. It might be released Friday.