Johnathon Serna was convicted of misconduct with weapons when police noticed a gun during a consensual conversation. He did 2 1/2 years, but the high court ruled that his Fourth Amendment rights were violated.
Deep into an Arizona summer, it's 113 degrees outside. The sweat beads on my neck as I fumble to press the copper-colored cartridges into the magazine.
A local gas station, owned by Abe Ayad, was raided by a dozen SWAT FBI agents last week because of images Mr. Ayad displayed in his store depicting President Obama and Jesus.
Have you noticed how governments want to own your language, so they can more easily manipulate you into giving up your rights and resources? Here are some examples.
The state of Georgia accuses Malamud of piracy -- and worse, of "a form of 'terrorism.'" He provides the public access to a searchable and downloadable scan of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated -- the entire body of state law.
In the United States, free speechers and anti-free speechers have long been at odds.
A US circuit court has handed privacy advocates a surprising reversal on a landmark pro-privacy decision: Last year, the court ruled against the government in the case of Quartavious Davis, whose cell phone was tracked by cops as he went
The bar is set so low as to allow government officials to embark on a fishing expedition into your personal affairs--emails, phone calls, text messages, purchases, banking transactions, etc.--based only on their need to find and fight "crime."
Benito Vasquez-Hernandez, is being held as a material witness in a murder case. The 59-year-old lives in a tiny cinderblock encased cell. He wears an orange jumpsuit and has been granted the identical freedoms of a killer.
He wants to end the constitutional restriction on bills of attainder (Article 1, sections 9 and 10). Cotton seems to be a brazen American-style national socialist. What this means is that he will defend his positions by 100% Americanism...
California motorists may not sue cities for violating their constitutional rights with red light cameras, according to a ruling last week by the state Court of Appeal. A 3-judge panel threw out a class action lawsuit claiming
In a deliberate "show of force," federal and local police forces raided a political meeting in Texas, fingerprinting and photographing all attendees as well as confiscating all cell phones and personal recording devices.
There are claims that there are new bitcoin mixing technologies that make bitcoins completely anonymous in use. But how can we know that it is not the government that has set up these mixing exchanges, or infiltrated them after they have been set up?
During a routine traffic stop, Leila Tarantino was subjected to two roadside strip searches in plain view of passing traffic, during which a female officer "forcibly removed" a tampon from Tarantino. Nothing illegal was found.
Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel runs a black site terror center where Chicago police brutalize US citizens like the Israeli military treats Palestinians, and butchers what is left of the Bill of Rights while denying them access to lawyers.
The cops need someone's DNA, but they don't have a warrant, so they invite the suspect to the station house, knowing some of the perp's genetic material will likely be left behind. Bingo, crime solved. Next case.
Police in Georgia are to review why a man who was fatally shot by an officer at his home was handcuffed to his hospital bed for the last two days of his life and barred from visits by his family, who allege that he was isolated to stop him disclosing
House Bill 2144 takes things 2 steps beyond refusing to cooperate with federal agents in the event of indefinite detention in Virginia. It sets the stage for the type of leverage and attention DC would not want public
In an extraordinary admission, Attorney General Eric Holder has told Congress that U.S. drone strikes since 2009 have killed four Americans -- three of whom were "not specifically targeted."
Inside the United States, 136 people died due to individual terrorist attacks between 1940 and 2012 -- each death undoubtedly a tragedy, but still a microscopic total compared to the 14,000 murders the FBI has reported in each of the last five years
Ms. Lynch has been aggressive in pursuing civil asset forfeiture, which has become a form of policing for profit. She recently announced that her office had collected more than $904 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal 2013.
In the process of "keeping us safe" from the terrorist threat that the troops have created through their killing and maiming people over there, U.S. officials embarked on a program that destroys the freedom, and privacy of...