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More Technology, Fewer Constitutional Rights

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

In April, the Supreme Court determined in Navarette v. California that an anonymous tip to 911 was sufficient to justify a vehicle search by police. Justice Antonin Scalia wrote that the majority of his colleagues had rendered a “freedom-destroying” judgment. But Polish researchers at the Military University of Technology in Warsaw have developed a technology […]

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Reversing A Good Trend

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

American history – at least until recently – has been a story about the expansion of rights and freedoms. The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in 1865. The Nineteenth Amendment guaranteed women the right to vote in 1920. In the 1960s, the Supreme Court defined and affirmed the rights we have if we’re arrested and charged […]

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When The Police Stop You

Posted on June 6th, 2014 by Todd Landgren

The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits the government from conducting unreasonable searches and seizures. In a 1968 case, Terry v. Ohio, the Supreme Court defined the conduct it considers “reasonable” in the context of the Fourth Amendment. A majority of the justices determined that even without probable cause for an arrest, a police […]

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