Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the latest claims that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court violates the Constitution in some of its actions, and the challenges those claims would face in court.
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HBO’s documentary about real estate scion Robert Durst ended with a possible murder confession caught on tape after an interview with producers. But will the audio hold up in court against Fourth Amendment challenges?
The passing of an anniversary has privacy and security advocates both reflecting and looking forward this month.
On January 27, 1975, Senator Frank Church led a new Senate committee formed to investigate allegations of U.S. government spying on its own citizens. The committee’s report laid the groundwork for today’s controversy over NSA surveillance programs.
You may not know who Dollree “Dolly” Mapp was, but it was her case in 1961 that opened up a new era of due process rights for American citizens.