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"Crime Prediction Software Promised to Be Free of Biases. New Data Shows It Perpetuates Them," by Aaron Sankin, Dhruv Mehrotra, Surya Mattu, Dell Cameron, Annie Gilbertson, Daniel Lempres, and Josh Lash, Gizmodo, December 02, 2021
"Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Stop Warrantless Car Spying by Police," by Sam Biddle, The Intercept, November 18, 2021
"A Black Woman Invented Home Security. Why Did It Go So Wrong?," by Chris Gilliard, Wired, November 14, 2021
"Crypto currency now subject to 26 U.S.C. § 6050i reporting like cash. Any 4A implications? No.," Fourth Amendment.com, November 09, 2021
"Supreme Court to hear arguments on FBI's surveillance of mosques," by Nina Totenberg, NPR, November 08, 2021
"Supreme Court will hear a challenge to expand Fourth Amendment rights," by Kelsey Reichmann, Courthouse News Service, November 05, 2021
"Seventh Circuit Says Riley Doesn't Apply To Searches Of Parolees' Phones," by Tim Cushing, Techdirt, November 04, 2021
"The U.S. Treasury Is Buying Private App Data To Target And Investigate People," by Sam Biddle, The Intercept, November 04, 2021
"NJ: Flagrant knock-and-announce violation requires suppression under state constitution," Fourth Amendment.com, November 04, 2021
"Police Turn on Hidden Cameras, Turn Off Fourth Amendment," by Joshua Windham and Daryl James, Bloomberg Law, November 01, 2021
"Ninth Circuit bows out of NSA spying case," by Maria Dinzeo, Courthouse News Service, October 26, 2021
"A Drug Dog's Nose Poking Through The Open Window Of A Car Is Unconstitutional, Says Idaho's Top Court," by Tim Cushing, Techdirt, October 22, 2021
"License plate scanners were supposed to bring peace of mind. Instead they tore the neighborhood apart.," by Drew Harwell, Washington Post, October 22, 2021
"Neighborhoods Watched," by Michael Isaac Stein, Caroline Sinders, and Winnie Yoe, The Lens, October 21, 2021
"Kentucky high court grapples with police use of real-time cellphone data," by David Wells, Courthouse News Service, October 20, 2021