On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the rights of a New Jersey man whose drive home with his four-year-old son and pregnant wife ended in an invasive strip search at the jailhouse and seven days behind bars. The plaintiff in this case, Albert W. Florence, tells the story of his wrongful arrest and subsequent treatment in his own words.
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Just how private are the contents of your cellphone?
From the time the government began using full-body imaging four years ago, there have been strong protests that the technology invades personal privacy.
To get an FBI agent’s perspective on the issue, we needed to look no further than the Center’s director of security, Sherman Hopkins, whose FBI career spanned 22 years.
If police are outside a house, and they can smell burning marijuana and hear the sounds of evidence being destroyed, are they allowed to enter without a warrant? Not quite sure? That’s alright, it’s a tricky issue. On the one hand, the police have reasonable suspicion that a crime is being committed. But on the […]