The states' lawsuit against Colorado's decision to legalize marijuana under state law is ill-conceived and could undermine the federalism principles the plaintiff states have been fighting to preserve in other cases.
What else does Mr. Bumble say the law is (subjunctively), in Oliver Twist?
A few random thoughts.
That's what a lawyer said in a TV interview, arguing that no one could get from one place to another as quickly as his client was accused of doing. A law student claimed he did manage to "do it," and sued for $1 million. Who wins?
Steve Sachs responds to Steve Smith
A lifetime gun ban for anyone who has ever been involuntarily mentally committed may be unconstitutional in such a situation, holds the Sixth Circuit.
A personal Facebook post about the Ferguson incident leads to the firing of a Charlotte, N.C. fire investigator.
In recent decisions, two federal district courts adopted what I have called the "mosaic theory" of the Fourth Amendment. First, a judge in Michigan held that tracking a cell phone's location for 30 days is a search that requires a narrow warrant to be constitutional. Second, a judge in Washington held that video surveillance of a suspect's front yard from a public utility pole is a search that requires a warrant. Here's a closer look at both decisions.