59 ABA Journal Fourth Amendment articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide
whether a police search of a gun owner’s home while he was in the hospital for a suicide evaluation was justified under an exception to the Fourth Amendment.
Nov 23, 2020 12:44 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether an officer can enter a garage without a warrant when in pursuit of a misdemeanor suspect.
Oct 20, 2020 12:01 PM CDT
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the U.S. Supreme Court nominee, has acknowledged that seven cases are “super precedent,” but Roe v. Wade
isn’t one of them.
Oct 13, 2020 2:53 PM CDT
A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit
by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner that alleged that the city and police union sought to engineer her ouster and took part in a racially motivated conspiracy to interfere with her reform efforts.
Oct 1, 2020 10:08 AM CDT
A federal judge has refused to toss a suit by a lawyer who says he was tackled by a security guard at a courthouse in Lowndes County, Mississippi, in a dispute over the need to go through the metal detector.
Sep 23, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
Federal judge blocks US Postal Service changes
Ruling from the bench Thursday, U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian of Yakima, Washington, blocked U.S. Postal Service changes that slowed mail delivery. Ruling…
Sep 17, 2020 4:34 PM CDT
A federal appeals court said Wednesday the massive phone data collection program revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden, who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a CIA employee and subcontractor, violated federal law and possibly the Fourth Amendment.
Sep 3, 2020 12:23 PM CDT
Longtime North Dakota Supreme Court justice tests positive for COVID-19
North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Gerald VandeWalle, who is 86 and the longest-serving justice on the state’s high court, has…
Aug 7, 2020 3:49 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has allowed a lawsuit against a police officer accused of throwing a handcuffed woman facedown on the grass and crushing her back with his knees.
Aug 3, 2020 1:33 PM CDT
An excessive force lawsuit filed against police officers in Rifle, Colorado, tests the contours of the so-called fleeing felon defense.
Jul 28, 2020 4:16 PM CDT
The federal government is opposing a Texas immigration lawyer’s request for an injunction to prevent warrantless border searches of his electronic devices.
Jul 28, 2020 3:30 PM CDT
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum alleged in a lawsuit Friday that federal agencies dispatched to Portland, Oregon, demonstrations are violating protesters’ constitutional rights.
Jul 20, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
An appellate judge's dissent extolling predictive policing in high-crime areas led to pushback from several judges, including one who complained the policing method "is little more than racial profiling writ large."
Jul 16, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
2 California law schools announce plans for fall online classes
Because of COVID-19 concerns, fall 2020 classes will be online at the University of California at Irvine School of Law…
Jun 26, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear several cases challenging the doctrine of qualified immunity, which often shields police officers accused of misconduct.
Jun 16, 2020 10:30 AM CDT
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