The late Supreme Court justice was an inconsistent defender of civil liberties.
SCOTUS says it is constitutional for police to draw blood from unconscious drunk driving suspects.
Ron Wyden and Rand Paul team up to stop Border Patrol from snooping in your stuff without good reason.
The Bureau of Land Management sees no Fourth Amendment concerns with searching American citizens for reasons to arrest them without probable cause when it comes to their event permits.
We can still say no to mass surveillance.
An ACLU brief bolsters the state's case, arguing that people reasonably expect information about the medications they take will be kept confidential.
The most absurd attack against the Michigan congressman involves ignoring his entire history in office.
Or are Americans simply wising up to the dangers posed by cops having their "face prints" on file?
Preventing a slow march toward automated authoritarianism?
Forensic Experts Find 'No Evidence' That Houston Narcs Who Killed Dennis Tuttle and Rhogena Nicholas Encountered Gunfire As They Entered the House
The physical evidence at the scene seems inconsistent with the story told by the officers who conducted the no-knock drug raid.
The settlement is the latest in a string of costly settlements resulting from violent drug raids by Detroit police that left family pets dead.
Other state and cities should consider doing the same thing
The Metropolitan Police Department was in the middle of a legal battle with the family when the warrantless search was conducted.
And it's a violation of the Fourth Amendment.
Can the government demand a warrantless search with no probable cause of ticket holders as a condition of issuing an event permit?
Pervasive real-time police surveillance is not just theoretical anymore.
Sex, publishing, and quasi-legal theft collide in the Backpage prosecution.
The ACLU argues that the 40-minute detention violated the Fourth and 14th amendments.
Paul cited Barr's past support for warrantless surveillance. He's right to be worried.
"Since openly carrying a handgun is not only not unlawful [in Washington], but is an individual right protected by the federal and state constitutions [as the Washington Supreme Court had earlier held]," it cannot "be the basis, without more, for an investigative stop."
Warrantless "implied consent" laws are under review over Fourth Amendment concerns.
Online room-sharing services had no avenue to legally challenge demands for private info.
Kansas Supreme Court Says Cops Can Search Your Home Without a Warrant If They Claim It Smells Like Pot
Cops supposedly smelled 25 grams of pot inside a plastic container inside a safe inside a closet 30 feet from a guy's doorstep.
Similar cases have resulted in huge lawsuits against hospitals and police departments.
Institute for Justice to city: Show probable cause, guys.
Cases in which a majority of the Court fell down on the job.
The Government Says Falconers Have to Give up Their Privacy and Free Speech Rights in Order to Own Birds. Now the Falconers Are Suing.
"I'm treated no differently from a common felon on parole."
District Attorney finds too many questionable stop and search practices in campaign of harassment aimed at Burners.
A city ordinance let officers harass women as part of a licensing inspection process. A judge ruled it unconstitutional.
My Daughter's Middle School Plans to Teach Her Meek Compliance With Indiscriminate Invasions of Privacy
It's never too early for kids to learn that harebrained security theater is an unavoidable fact of life.
"Just as the police cannot destroy every unlicensed car or gun on the spot, they cannot kill every unlicensed dog on the spot."
Both New York billionaires overestimate the program's effectiveness and overlook its constitutional defects.
And the guidelines for spying on journalists may be even looser under Trump.
Michael Bloomberg Thinks Charlie Rose, Unlike Random Black Dudes, Deserves a 'Presumption of Innocence'
The former New York mayor defends his stop-and-frisk policy while suggesting the famous TV host did not get a fair hearing.
The Supreme Court nominee talks warrantless government surveillance with Sen. Patrick Leahy.
A California cop arrested some victims of bullying because they were unresponsive during mediation.
The feds insist it's just a coincidence that an opioid task force targeted the one road to Burning Man as the event ramped up.
The Saturday incident immediately prompted an investigation because it was captured on bystander video.
"After meeting Judge Kavanaugh and reviewing his record, I have decided to support his nomination."
Police generally need to investigate matters further, to see if the post was really a threat or sarcasm -- and if they don't investigate further, and don't have a good reason for the immediate arrest, they can be sued for a Fourth Amendment violation, and be denied qualified immunity.
The Republican senator questions the record of the SCOTUS nominee.
The requirement to get a warrant may not apply when an American citizen is returning home from abroad and U.S. border officials want to search the contents of that person's phone.
Tenants are challenging a HUD rule that requires local public housing authorities across the country to prohibit people from smoking in their homes.
"Living in Nazi Germany where you need to show your I.D. within the states, this is bullshit."
The way Congress crafts spending bills has "effectively disenfranchised almost 300 million Americans."