Fourth Amendment

Court: Investigators Don’t Need Warrants For Cellphone Tower Location Records

Investigators do not need a search warrant to obtain cellphone tower location records in criminal prosecutions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in a closely-watched case involving the rules for changing technology.


Supreme Court Likely To Allow Muslim Inmate To Grow Out Beard  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Takes On Privacy In Digital Age

Two Supreme Court cases about police searches of cellphones without warrants present vastly different views of the ubiquitous device.


File photo of TSA agents. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Richmond Airport, Security Protester Settle Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by a man who was arrested after stripping to his running shorts at a Richmond airport checkpoint to protest security procedures has been settled.


President Barack Obama. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama In 2001: There Will Be A ‘Majoritarian Check’ On Mass Surveillance Of US Citizens

President Barack Obama told Chicago public television in 2001 there would be a “majoritarian check” on mass surveillance of American citizens.