After being resoundingly voted out of the party's vice-chairmanship over his comments about veterans, school shootings, and age-of-consent laws, the activist/entrepreneur throws his hat in the ring against Adam Kokesh and a presumed Bill Weld.
Carpenter upending Fourth Amendment doctrine, the Supremes leave the Silk Road founder in prison for life.
The government's prosecution of the Silk Road founder depended on a Fourth Amendment doctrine made questionable by
Carpenter's new respect for the information accessible via modern technology.
Roger Clark, under pseudonym "Variety Jones" and others, faces charges related to narcotics trafficking, hacking, and money laundering, but not murder-for-hire.
His mother, Lyn Ulbricht, talks about her son's life in maximum security prison and their Supreme Court hopes for the Silk Road case.
People applauded when government shut down the drug website Silk Road. But online drug sales increased.
Making popular things illegal rarely diminishes their use.
Silk Road founder's appeal stresses the dangerous Fourth and Sixth Amendment implications of his prosecution and sentencing.
A new book on dark net entrepreneur Ross Ulbricht misses the point.