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 June 13, 2011  Court, Featured News, Surveillance

Great piece by Nat Hentoff from last week:

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On May 16, 2011, in these United States, eight justices, apparently unaware of the deep roots the Fourth Amendment has in our history, ruled in Kentucky v. King — as warned in the interpretation of the lone dissenter, Ruth Bader Ginsburg — to suspend the Fourth Amendment:

“How ‘secure’ do our homes remain if police, armed with no warrant, can pound on doors at will and, on hearing sounds indicative of things moving, forcibly enter and search for evidence of unlawful activity?”

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