Contributor Amy E. Feldman examines a case coming before the Supreme Court about the need for a search warrant to obtain DNA samples.
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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.
The Supreme Court, getting set for opening its new term, decided this week that it will take a serious look for the first time in nearly five decades at the constitutional privacy – or not – of individual’s blood chemistry.
Lyle Denniston looks at the controversy over anonymous student evaluations of college faculty, and the rights of instructors to know who may be accusing them of teaching poorly.
Today marks the 84th anniversary of the landmark Olmstead v. United States wiretapping case decided by the Supreme Court, which had a far-reaching impact still felt today