Supreme Court Hears Landmark Case

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Supreme Court Hears Landmark Case

by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman)

The Constitution's Fourth Amendment affirms "(t)he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."

The law is clear, yet consistently breached by the CIA, NSA, FBI and other US intelligence agencies, spying on American citizens and residents extrajudicially, the nation transformed into a Big Brother society.

It's longstanding practice, especially post-9/11, unacceptable yet ongoing, violating Fourth Amendment rights and other fundamental freedoms.

In Miller v. United States (1976), the Supreme Court ruled that

"(t)he Fourth Amendment does not prohibit
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