70 ABA Journal Fourth Amendment articles.
May 12, 2021 10:33 AM CDT
Apr 20, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
Trump has to face defamation suit
Donald Trump has lost his bid to delay a defamation suit that was based on his status as president. The New York Court of…
Mar 31, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
Roberts, Kavanaugh join with liberal justices to rule for woman shot by police while fleeing
A woman who continued to flee after being shot by police has the same Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable seizure as a person who is detained, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Mar 25, 2021 1:11 PM CDT
The case involves a police officer who entered a man’s garage without a warrant and questioned him after pursuing his vehicle because he heard erratic horn-lowing and loud music coming from the car.
Feb 18, 2021 11:37 AM CST
Advanced border searches of electronic devices don’t require probable cause, 1st Circuit rules
A federal appeals court has upheld government policies that allow basic searches of electronic devices at the border without reasonable suspicion and advanced searches only with reasonable suspicion.
Feb 11, 2021 3:38 PM CST
Police demand for ID required valid investigative stop, 4th Circuit rules in partial win for Black motorist
Police officers who arrested a Black man after he refused to identify himself violated his Fourth Amendment rights. But they have qualified immunity because they relied on a county ordinance that made it a crime to refuse to provide an ID to officers, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Feb 5, 2021 12:30 PM CST
Immigration lawyer sues over seizure of his cellphone at airport
Texas immigration lawyer Adam A. Malik has sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for seizing and retaining his iPhone when he returned to the United States from a trip to Costa Rica.
Jan 28, 2021 3:25 PM CST
New York attorney general sues over NYPD’s alleged use of ‘excessive force’ against protesters
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the New York City Police Department used "excessive force" against peaceful racial justice protesters last year.
Jan 15, 2021 12:44 PM CST
Dec 2, 2020 2:56 PM CST
The use of reverse location warrants with Google and other companies tracking location data has exploded since that type of warrant first was used by federal authorities in 2016. As the use of geofence warrants has grown, so have controversies surrounding them.
Dec 1, 2020 1:50 AM CST
Nov 23, 2020 12:44 PM CST
Oct 20, 2020 12:01 PM CDT
Barrett says she doesn’t see Roe v. Wade as ‘super precedent’
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
Judge tosses suit alleging racially motivated conspiracy to oust reform-minded prosecutor
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
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