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June 30, 2014
11:08 // 3 weeks ago
June 25, 2014
We cannot deny that our decision today will have an impact on the ability of law enforcement to combat crime. Privacy comes at a cost.
Chief Justice John Roberts • On the court’s unanimous decision to block police officers from accessing a phone without a warrant during an arrest. This is a huge win on the privacy front.
10:53 // 3 weeks ago
10:38 // 3 weeks ago
June 12, 2014
16:19 // 1 month ago
March 17, 2014
19:22 // 4 months ago
February 27, 2014

Ever wonder what it’d be like if someone protested during a Supreme Court oral argument session—and someone got it on tape? Wonder no more: here’s a video of someone doing just that in a protest against Citizens United.

20:36 // 4 months ago
January 1, 2014
Though many aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are set to begin implementation today, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has granted a temporary injunction to two churches that plan to challenge the new law’s conctraception mandate, effectively making them exempt from the new legislation until the organizations have had time to challenge the mandate’s legitimacy in court. Justice Sotomayor has given the government until Friday to respond to her injunction. (Photo via UC Irvine) source

Though many aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are set to begin implementation today, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has granted a temporary injunction to two churches that plan to challenge the new law’s conctraception mandate, effectively making them exempt from the new legislation until the organizations have had time to challenge the mandate’s legitimacy in court. Justice Sotomayor has given the government until Friday to respond to her injunction. (Photo via UC Irvine) source

18:19 // 6 months ago
December 16, 2013
[T]he almost-Orwellian technology that enables the Government to store and analyze the phone metadata of every telephone user in the United States is unlike anything that could have been conceived in 1979. … The notion that the Government could collect similar data on hundreds of millions of people and retain that data for a five-year period, updating it with new data every day in perpetuity, was at best, in 1979, the stuff of science fiction.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon, in his decision on the NSA’s wiretapping, citing a 1979 Supreme Court case, Smith v. Maryland, cited as a key case for allowing for the tracking of phone-service metadata.
14:40 // 7 months ago
November 26, 2013

Stuff you may have missed: November 26, 2013

Pope Francis, the pope for people who don’t like popes, argues in a new document that unbridled capitalism is a misdeed on the world, which should lead to a few turns at confession for the banking industry.

Speaking of religion, the Supreme Court is going to hear an Obamacare challenge regarding its birth control requirements for businesses who don’t wanna offer them for religious reason.

Thanks to that whole Benghazi fiasco, 60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan will be stuck at home snacking on Ben & Jerry’s.

Not leaving jail anytime soon? O.J. Simpson.

Apparently, animals were harmed.

23:50 // 7 months ago
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