54 ABA Journal Fourth Amendment articles.
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
More than 100 U.S. Supreme Court practitioners and constitutional lawyers on Thursday called for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to be held accountable for the government’s use of force against protesters in Washington, D.C.’s Lafayette Square on June 1.
Jun 12, 2020 11:57 AM CDT
A freelance journalist who was blinded in one eye while covering recent protests in Minneapolis is suing the city and state and local law enforcement for using excessive force and violating her First Amendment rights.
Jun 11, 2020 1:05 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit against police officers in the shooting death of a homeless black man who was stopped for failing to walk on the sidewalk.
Jun 10, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
Federal judge bars chemical weapons, projectiles in peaceful protests
U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson issued a temporary restraining order Friday banning the Denver Police Department from using chemical weapons…
Jun 8, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
DC protesters sue over their ouster from Lafayette Square
Protesters and Black Lives Matter D.C. allege in a lawsuit that their ouster from Lafayette Square on June 1 violated their…
Jun 5, 2020 2:38 PM CDT
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