April 15, 2016 Court, Surveillance
Ethan Blevins writes:
This morning, Judge Beth Andrus held a hearing to determine whether inspections of Seattle residents’ garbage violates the Washington Constitution’s right to privacy. We relied on a Washington Supreme Court case that said government agents cannot sift through garbage cans without a warrant. That includes garbage collectors. They have an invitation to collect–not to inspect.
The City spent much of the argument trying to backpedal from the clear language of the law being challenged.
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