Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how a Monday Supreme Court ruling provides a new layer of privacy protection to hotel guests and owners.
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The U.S. Supreme Court didn’t rule on its widely anticipated Obamacare or same-sex marriage cases on Monday, but it did issue decisions that could have important impacts on privacy and agricultural price-support programs.
On June 19, 1961, the Supreme Court settled a case about police using a fake warrant to search a home that set a huge precedent linking the Fourth and 14th Amendments.
It was 50 years ago today that the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about contraception use by married couples that laid the groundwork for a constitutional “right to privacy” in the United States.
Today marks the 87th anniversary of the landmark Olmstead v. United States wiretapping case decided by the Supreme Court, which had a far-reaching impact still felt today.