Law enforcement agencies around the United States are "desperately" trying to keep the public from knowing about their use of secret surveillance towers used to monitor Americans' cell phones, a leading digital rights group claims.
President Barack Obama has signed a bill extending the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, a law allowing for the warrantless wiretapping of phone and electronic communications, through the end of 2017.
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A litany of abuses, civil rights violations, official misconduct as well as allegations of brutality and corruption has left many wondering if the New York City Police Department (NYPD) is still worthy of the public's trust?
President Barack Obama has welcomed Sergeant Crowley and Professor Henry Gates to the White House for a dialogue. He hopes it will be a teaching moment. But will the Gates-Crowley incident give good, lasting and useful education on the issues?
Hawaii state legislators are considering a bill that would require people receiving public assistance to subject to random mandatory drug testing. If passed, the legislature will find itself in violation of the Fourth Amendment.
The 2nd U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that a court order is not needed to wiretap Americans overseas. Fourth Amendment rights and protections cannot always be guaranteed to American spies when they leave this country.