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Search Warrants

In A Scene Straight Out Of 'Minority Report,' Police Are Now Getting Warrants Before Crimes Are Even Committed

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

In a scene straight out of "Minority Report," cops in one Texas county are now getting warrants before crimes are even committed. The Dallas Observ...

Search Warrants Could Be Unsealed In Hernandez Case

AP | ERIKA NIEDOWSKI | Posted 09.08.2013 | Sports

ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- More details could be released soon about the murder investigation involving former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez...

FBI Raids California Lawmaker's Offices

AP | DON THOMPSON and TOM VERDIN | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The FBI searched the offices of a California state senator and the Legislature's Latino caucus on Tuesday but would not disclose...

Are Drug-Sniffing Dogs Unconstitutional?

AP | By CURT ANDERSON | Posted 03.04.2012 | Miami

MIAMI -- Franky the drug dog's super-sensitive nose is at the heart of a question being put to the U.S. Supreme Court: Does a police K-9's sniff outsi...

Strip-Searched: Lost iPhone Probe Shows Why Search Warrants Should Never Be Used on Journalists

Peter Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Scheer

The threat to personal liberties posed by search warrants in the pre-digital era was trivial compared to the virtual strip-search that a warrant has become today.

Botched Search Warrant Negates Drug Convictions

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When police charged into the building with a battering ram, their search warrant authorized them to smash open the door of Apartment D at the top of t...