Tag: 4th Amendment

Brett Kavanaugh is Unfit for the Court Not for Sexual Assault but for an Assault on the Fourth Amendment

This past week saw one of the biggest displays of government waste with the confirmation hearings of Brett Kavanaugh to be the next associate justice of the Supreme Court. We saw a women make claims about a man from when they were in high school and the United […]

Lessons on Libertarianism #4: The Fight for Privacy

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the […]

Cash Seizure Ruled Unconstitutional in Nevada

Nevada’s Circuit Court ruled that a prolonged 30-minute police pull-over by a citizen and the proceeding second pull-over to seize the driver’s cash violated the 4th amendment and that the money had to be returned to the driver. “The government concedes that Gorman’s roadside detention following his first […]

Breaking News: Supreme Court Trashes the 4th Amendment

In an issuance of opinion today the Supreme Court justices trashed the fundamental concept of the 4th Amendment to the Constitution. From the USA Today: WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court divided largely along ideological lines Monday in ruling that police can seize evidence from an unconstitutional search if […]

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