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Stop and Frisk

Judge Rules Against Stop and Frisk

Judge Rules Against Stop and Frisk

The NYPD’s infamous “Stop and Frisk” program has been deemed unconstitutional by federal judge on Tuesday, which will change the city’s use of police stops as a crime-fighting tactic. The ruling finds the Bloomberg administration act a violation of the Fourth Amendment that protects citizens against unreasonable search and seizure. The stop and frisk program


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Government in Your Email! WITHOUT YOU KNOWING?!

Over 20 government agencies may be able to access your data without a warrant, according to a recent senate proposal. The proposal claiming to protect American’s email privacy was covertly re-written, giving government agencies more surveillance power than they have ever had in previous years. Democratic Chairman of the Senate Judiciary¬†Committee¬†Patrick Leahy, drastically reshaped the


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Judge Rules Warrant-less Surveillance of Private Property Acceptable

U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ruled that it was reasonable for DEA agents to enter a rural property without obtaining a search warrant in order to install several hidden digital surveillance cameras in hopes of uncovering evidence that 30-40 marijuana plants were being grown. This ruling means that police can now, in some circumstances, install


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