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Supreme Court Opens The Door to Undo Gun Laws

Last Year, the Supremes decided District of Columbia v. Heller.  That case overturned years of prior Supreme Court rulings that said States were allowed to restrict handgun use more than the federal government because the 2nd Amendment really only applied to the Federal Government and not each State. Heller said instead that the 2nd Amendment […]

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Supreme Court Does Not Settle Issue Over Privacy of Work Emails and Texts

We all do it.  We send personal messages via text and email from our work computers, cell phones, blackberries, etc.  Like the “personal phone call”  employers usually don’t mind except when the privilege gets abused.  But unlike the personal phone call, the email or text does not go away.  It stays forever lodged on your […]

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Expectation of Privacy Dying a Slow Death and Our Rights Will Go With It

Social media; YouTube; “reality” television and digital imagery and video have all made for one of the most public and open societies in history.  When starlets want to boost their Google search trends, they just need to release a sex tape. A sex tape! (See, e.g., Kim Kardashian, Pamela Anderson, Kendra Wilkinson). Now I hate […]