Tag Archives: Fourth Amendment

A Horrible Decision

On Monday, the Court said it was constitutionally okay to take a sample of “skin cells”. They might just as well take an arm or a leg, your heart, your brain, or your medical records. Continue reading

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No Slam Dunk

Last September I wrote that the United States Supreme Court was about to hear oral arguments in a case called Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders.  As you’ll recall, this is what I had to say about it: Albert Florence … Continue reading

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Same Results; Different Reasoning

Last November, I wrote a blog about how the Fourth Amendment is losing its meaning.   One of the examples I had used was the case of United States v. Jones.  The facts of the case are as follows:   Antoine Jones … Continue reading

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What Happened to Our Fourth Amendment?

The Fourth Amendment to our Constitution has been watered down considerably over the decades. Continue reading

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Chewing Away on the Fourth Amendment

I’m sure James Madison could never envision a GPS, much less an automobile, but he surely would have shaken his finger at the idea of his government making an exception under these circumstances. Continue reading

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Losing More than Liberty

We have allowed the government to ransack our bodies. Continue reading

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