A new effort from Grover Norquist to protect digital privacy and an ongoing court fight over laptops at borders have put the Fourth Amendment back in the national headlines.
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As Orwellian as the year 1984 seemed, it could not have matched the potential for Big Brother-like surveillance that drones have the power to create in 2013.
Lost in the controversy over the federal government’s use of military drones is an issue that hits home: commercial drones that can videotape you in your backyard.
Contributor Amy E. Feldman examines a case coming before the Supreme Court about the need for a search warrant to obtain DNA samples.
Is there really a government law that disallows the Fourth Amendment for 200 million Americans? Some people say it’s true, but the reasoning behind a 100-mile “Constitution-free” zone argument is confusing at best.