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The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states that all citizens have the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government without a warrant. This provides protection against unfair tactics by prosecutors when a person is … Continue reading

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In late April, the nation’s high court heard oral arguments in a case whose impact could be felt around the country. At issue before the Supreme Court is whether or not criminal penalties for refusing blood-alcohol content (BAC) test without … Continue reading

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According to estimates from the Pew Research Center, nine out of ten American adults own a cell phone. Some two-thirds of them are smartphones with the ability to run many of the same functions of a desktop computer with the … Continue reading

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Most Americans understand the general protections offered by the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Its provisions are meant to guarantee the security of people, their homes, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures. Only a warrant, based on … Continue reading

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