Senator Rand Paul is itching to challenge the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s surveillance practices before the U.S. Supreme Court, and the American Civil Liberties Union has already filed such a suit. Justice Sonia Sotomayor might be glad to see them both there.
Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said his personal e-mails and contents of his laptop should be barred from his capital trial because federal agents exceeded the scope of their search warrants.
U.S. Supreme Court justices struggled to define the reach of privacy in the digital age, as they considered whether police officers must get a warrant before searching the mobile phone of someone they arrest.
Is this is why our school systems in the U.S. are drowning in deficits and why our cities lack police? Is this why our bridges and highways are crumbling? Why buildings that used to look like this now look like this?
A legal challenge to the National Security Agency’s telephone data surveillance program by Senator Rand Paul was followed by a dispute between two high-profile Republican lawyers over authorship of the complaint.
Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that one his priorities as the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee will be renew about 50 U.S. tax credits and deductions that expired as last year ended.