Why would the Trump team release a document that casts them in such a bad light?
Running down the latest “known knowns” with just a bit of analysis
A Federal Appeals Court recently found that chalking the tires of a car parked in a public place is a violation of the Fourth Amendment. It’s not at all clear that this decision is correct.
Federal Courts continue to rule against the Administration, and the President continues to lash out at Judges and demonstrate his contempt for the Rule Of Law.
The Supreme Court balances the Fourth Amendment against public safety concerns and, for the most part, gets it right.
The Supreme Court has once again issued a ruling that further chips away at the protections of the Fourth Amendment.
A Federal Judge in New York has denied an F.B.I. request to force Apple to extract data from iPhones involved in a Federal drug case.
Cardinals executives were doing a little more than just stealing signs, apparently.
The Supreme Court has narrowed the means by which Federal prosecutors can prosecute someone for making statements online that could be perceived as threats.
By refusing to stay the legalization of same-sex marriage in Alabama, the Supreme Court has sent the strongest signal yet that it is ready to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.
A Federal Judge has issued a ruling that sort of says that President Obama’s Immigration action is unconstitutional. Except it’s poorly reasoned, and apparently not legally binding on anyone.
The Fourth and Fifth Amendments do not prevent the police from compelling you to unlock your phone if you used fingerprint scan technology to lock it, Virginia Judge has ruled.
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies are pushing back against Apple and Google’s efforts to provide greater privacy to users.. They’re wrong.
We’ve seen a notable number of 9-0 Supreme Court decisions this term, but that doesn’t mean that the side that lost was making an extreme or meritless argument.
A unanimous Supreme Court rules that the Fourth Amendment bars police from searching your electronic device without a warrant.
Should the police be able to track you without a warrant? One Federal Appeals Court says no.
A potentially big legal setback for a big National Security Agency program.
The NSA’s data mining project is about more than just subpoenas for cell phone records.
Darrell Issa’s Committee seems headed for a battle over the Fifth Amendment.
What Miranda does and does not cover and what consequences follow if police do not comply.
Supreme Court watchers have been speculating since Sunday night about who might have leaked confidential court information to the press.
There is another explanation for the sometimes confusing nature of the dissent in the ObamaCare case.
Either the majority and dissenting opinions in NFIB v. Sebelius were among the sloppiest in Supreme Court history or the Chief Justice switched sides at the 11th hour.
Another potential scandal in New Orleans.
Like it or not, what you do online will be of interest to someone looking to hire you.
A Federal Judge deals with the clash between individual rights, law enforcement, and technology.
Perversely, highly qualified nominees for the courts are more likely to be rejected by Congress.
California’s Governor has vetoed a bill that would have reversed a very misguided decision by that state’s Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court is on track to issue its most anticipated ruling in years right in the middle a Presidential campaign.
A Federal Appeals Court says the full body image scanners showing up in airports are Constitutional.
President Obama’s decision to decline to defend Section Three of the Defense Of Marriage Act on appeal was a proper and appropriate exercise of his authority as President Of The United States.
Despite yesterday’s victory for opponents of the Affordable Care Act, the prospects in the Supreme Court are not good.
Another Federal Judge dismisses a Constitutional challenge to the health care reform law, and demonstrates just how unlikely it is that any of the lawsuits against the law will be successful.
The health care reform law faced it’s first legal test in a Courtroom in Virginia yesterday.