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How Justice Scalia's Absence Has Affected the Supreme Court's Decisions

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

From unions' rights to tribal jurisdiction, immigration and birth control, Scalia's absence has already impacted a number of important decisions, foreshadowing how the country might be shaped by substantial changes to the court's makeup over the next president's term.

Cops Recording Your Every Move For 10 Weeks Doesn't Violate The Constitution

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

A federal appeals court on Monday ruled it is not unconstitutional for law enforcement to set up a camera on a public utility pole and record a suspec...

Worth Celebrating This Independence Day: Supreme Court Upholding Search and Seizure Laws

Edward J. Black | Posted 09.01.2014 | Technology
Edward J. Black

Americans are celebrating Independence Day just days after the Supreme Court upheld a principle that was key to the revolution that lead to independence.

Maryland v. King and the Total Loss of Our Bodily Integrity

John W. Whitehead | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Now, thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court's devastating decision in Maryland v. King, you can add invasive DNA sampling to the list of abuses being "legally" meted out on the long-suffering American populace.

Radley Balko

Filmmaker Files Lawsuit Over 'Trekkie Traffic Stop'

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Filmmaker Terrance Huff has filed a lawsuit against the city of Collinsville, Illinois, and Collinsville police officer Michael Reichert over a traffi...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy DC's Preliminary Injunction Denied, Class Action Moves Forward

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A federal court judge denied Occupy DC's request for a preliminary injunction blocking the National Park Service from evicting demonstra...