search and seizure

Strip-Searching of 8-Year-Old at Prison Leads Virginia to Halt the Practice

Strip-Searching of 8-Year-Old at Prison Leads Virginia to Halt the Practice

Gov. Ralph Northam suspended the policy after a girl was strip-searched while trying to visit her father.
Will Bloomberg’s Mayoral Record Hurt His Presidential Run?

Will Bloomberg’s Mayoral Record Hurt His Presidential Run?

He was quick recently to apologize for his "stop-and-frisk" policy, but such lingering controversies could affect his campaign.
Utah Court Upholds Stop-and-Frisk After Challenge From Neo-Nazi

Utah Court Upholds Stop-and-Frisk After Challenge From Neo-Nazi

Bryant Robert Mitchell said he was illegally searched during a traffic stop. The Utah Court of Appeals said the search was lawful because he was acting belligerently and was a known gang member.
Utah Court Upholds Stop-and-Frisk After Challenge From Neo-Nazi

Utah Court Upholds Stop-and-Frisk After Challenge From Neo-Nazi

Bryant Robert Mitchell said he was illegally searched during a traffic stop. The Utah Court of Appeals said the search was lawful because he was acting belligerently and was a known gang member.
Police Say They Foiled 2 Potential School Shootings in California

Police Say They Foiled 2 Potential School Shootings in California

In one case, detectives found an AR-15-style rifle, 100 rounds of ammunition, a list of intended targets and a drawing of the school’s layout at the home of a student.
Cops Can Pull Drivers Over Who Aren't Breaking the Law. The Supreme Court Could Change That.
Bloomberg’s Bogus, Belated Mea Culpa

Bloomberg’s Bogus, Belated Mea Culpa

His apology for the stop-and-frisk policy is politically convenient.
Why ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Inflamed Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods

Why ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Inflamed Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods

Michael Bloomberg has apologized for overseeing an expansion of the controversial street-stop program as mayor.
You Must Never Vote for Bloomberg

You Must Never Vote for Bloomberg

His expansion of the notoriously racist stop-and-frisk program is a complete and nonnegotiable deal breaker.
Where Michael Bloomberg Stands on the Issues

Where Michael Bloomberg Stands on the Issues

Mr. Bloomberg has been an outspoken voice on gun control and climate change, but his views on taxes would put him on the conservative end of the Democratic field.
Where Michael Bloomberg Stands on the Issues

Where Michael Bloomberg Stands on the Issues

Mr. Bloomberg has been an outspoken voice on gun control and climate change, but his views on taxes would put him on the conservative end of the Democratic field.
Girls as Young as 12 Were Strip-Searched in Australia

Girls as Young as 12 Were Strip-Searched in Australia

A police official said, “I’ve got young children, and if I thought that the police felt that they were at risk of doing something wrong, I’d want them strip-searched.”
Girls as Young as 12 Were Strip-Searched in Australia

Girls as Young as 12 Were Strip-Searched in Australia

A police official said, “I’ve got young children, and if I thought that the police felt that they were at risk of doing something wrong, I’d want them strip-searched.”
Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise

Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise

Privacy experts say a warrant granted in Florida could set a precedent, opening up all consumer DNA sites to law enforcement agencies across the country.
Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise

Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise

Privacy experts say a warrant granted in Florida could set a precedent, opening up all consumer DNA sites to law enforcement agencies across the country.
Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise

Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise

Privacy experts say a warrant granted in Florida could set a precedent, opening up all consumer DNA sites to law enforcement agencies across the country.
Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise

Your DNA Profile is Private? A Florida Judge Just Said Otherwise

Privacy experts say a warrant granted in Florida could set a precedent, opening up all consumer DNA sites to law enforcement agencies across the country.
‘Game-Changer’ Warrant Let Detective Search Genetic Database

‘Game-Changer’ Warrant Let Detective Search Genetic Database

Privacy experts say it could set a precedent, opening up all consumer DNA sites to law enforcement agencies across the country.
US Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch apparently has a sense of humor

US Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch apparently has a sense of humor

The justice, who often sounds grumpy, was unusually funny at a hearing on search and seizure law.
The class issue embedded in a SCOTUS case about cops and traffic stops

The class issue embedded in a SCOTUS case about cops and traffic stops

Are police officers making traffic stops based on inferences that apply to the rich and harm the poor?