Category Archive: 4th Amendment

Dec 31

Militiamen, ranchers in showdown for soul of Burns | OregonLive.com

BURNS – The strangers carrying the whisper of danger arrived in the vast territory of the Harney Basin just before the holidays.Ammon Bundy once helped his father repulse the government in an armed showdown on a Nevada desert. He was Tasered for his effort.Ryan Payne, an electrician from Montana, joined that same standoff and boasted …

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Dec 19

Judge: NSA’s Bulk Collection Program Violates 4th Amendment | CNS News

WASHINGTON AP — In a ruling with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records likely violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on unreasonable search. The ruling, filled with blistering criticism of the Obama administration’s arguments, is the first of its kind on …

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