Topic: Fourth Amendment
Federal investigations into whether a Pennsylvania school district used school-issue laptops to take pictures of students – and of what they were doing online – did not yield enough evidence to file charges, a US attorney said Tuesday.
08/17/2010 09:24 pm
The federal court decision on the Arizona immigration law can be seen as a roadmap for a political compromise.
07/28/2010 06:30 pm
'Grim Sleeper' serial killer case was broken when authorities used DNA taken from the suspect's family members. Is it a breakthrough in police science or an invasion of privacy?
07/08/2010 09:03 pm
The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the Second Amendment's right to bear arms applies to every jurisdiction in the nation. It places in doubt the constitutionality of Chicago's handgun ban.
06/28/2010 02:46 pm
A police sergeant was using a work-issued pager to send sexually explicit texts. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the police department was entitled to read his messages.
06/17/2010 03:41 pm
Bush authorized a wiretap program allowing US citizens with suspected terror links to be tapped without a warrant. Now, a judge has ruled that an Islamic charity was the subject of 'unlawful surveillance.'
04/01/2010 08:54 pm
What you need to know about the 2010 Census: The bureau has a proven history of violating privacy in the name of security.
03/24/2010 10:20 am
Tennessee State Guard commander Richard Hamblen said it's his Second Amendment right as part of a militia to convert assault rifles into fully automatic weapons. The Sixth US Circuit Court of Appeals disagreed.
12/30/2009 05:36 pm
An Ontario, Calif., police officer sued the city for violating his privacy rights when it went through personal messages sent from his department-issued pager. The Supreme Court is taking up the case.
12/14/2009 04:15 pm
The Supreme Court lets stand a Virginia court ruling that police must actually see erratic driving – and not just rely on anonymous tips – to stop a suspected drunk driver.
10/21/2009 01:00 am