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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder signed the final new rules that lay down the guidelines for the U.S. Department of Justice on seeking information from journalists. The Attorney General’s Order No. 3420-2014 mentions it lays down the “Policy regarding obtaining…>read moreNo Comment February 24, 2014
Appeals Court Rules Smelling Pot on a Person isn’t Probable Cause for Warrantless Search of His Vehicle
On Tuesday, the Court of Appeals, Nebraska found that to justify the probable cause for a warrantless search and seizure of a vehicle, law enforcement needs to show smell of marijuana was emanating from the vehicle and not just from…>read more1 Comment June 26, 2013
On Friday, in a blow to privacy activists, U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle ruled during a retrial that in a specific case, prosecutors did not infringe the law by collecting cell phone data of the location of an accused…>read moreNo Comment December 20, 2012