76 ABA Journal Fourth Amendment articles.
The city of Roanoke, Virginia, is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a lawyer who claims that police raided her home in retaliation for successfully defending her stepson on murder charges.
Jul 28, 2021 9:36 AM CDT
The Supreme Court decided three cases concerning the Fourth Amendment during the October 2020 term. They shared several characteristics.
Jul 6, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court ruled 8-7 on Thursday that a warrantless aerial surveillance program run by the Baltimore Police Department violated the Fourth Amendment.
Jun 24, 2021 3:08 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police officers who are pursuing a misdemeanor suspect aren’t necessarily entitled to enter a home without a warrant.
Jun 23, 2021 9:53 AM CDT
Lawyer for ‘QAnon shaman’ says rioters are ‘short-bus people’
Albert Watkins, the lawyer for the accused U.S. Capitol Hill rioter known as the “QAnon Shaman,” told Talking Points Memo…
May 19, 2021 4:19 PM CDT
In a unanimous opinion Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against police who seized a man’s guns without a warrant while he was in the hospital for a suicide evaluation.
May 17, 2021 11:01 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has reversed the conviction of a white retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who used the N-word while complaining about a Black store employee who asked whether he needed any help.
May 12, 2021 10:33 AM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented Monday when the high court refused to hear a case in which a shackled defendant reenacted a murder during his sentencing, with no objection from his defense lawyer.
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
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
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 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
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 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
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