Constitution

09.23.13
Google launches Constitute, a tool for creating and comparing governments (video)
09.23.13

Google launches Constitute, a tool for creating and comparing governments (video)

Countries frequently amend or draft constitutions, but they can't always find example constitution...

By J. Fingas,   09.23.13
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07.19.13
New Jersey now requires search warrants for cellphone location data
07.19.13

New Jersey now requires search warrants for cellphone location data

For all the worries about sweeping US surveillance programs, Americans are claiming at least a few...

By J. Fingas,   07.19.13
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03.03.12
Authorities decrypt laptop without defendant's help, Fifth Amendment need not apply
03.03.12

Authorities decrypt laptop without defendant's help, Fifth Amendment need not apply

Constitutional junkies have had their eyes on Colorado for awhile now, because a federal judge ther...

By M. Gorman,   03.03.12
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01.27.12
Hawaii's proposed online tracking law comes under fire from ISPs, civil libertarians
01.27.12

Hawaii's proposed online tracking law comes under fire from ISPs, civil libertarians

There may be some trouble brewing in paradise, thanks to a seemingly draconian law currently under...

By A. Toor,   01.27.12
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01.24.12
Judge forces defendant to decrypt laptop, fuels debate over Fifth Amendment rights
01.24.12

Judge forces defendant to decrypt laptop, fuels debate over Fifth Amendment rights

A judge in Colorado yesterday ordered a defendant to decrypt her laptop's hard drive at the prosecu...

By A. Toor,   01.24.12
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12.09.11
Federal domain seizure raises new concerns over online censorship
12.09.11

Federal domain seizure raises new concerns over online censorship

It's been a little more than a year since the US government began seizing domains of music blog...

By A. Toor,   12.09.11
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11.18.11
Texas judge says warrantless cellphone tracking violates Fourth Amendment, saga continues
11.18.11

Texas judge says warrantless cellphone tracking violates Fourth Amendment, saga continues

Rev up the bureaucratic turbines, because a judge in Texas has determined that warrantless cell...

By A. Toor,   11.18.11
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11.06.11
DoJ: Stingray cellphone tracking device falls under Fourth Amendment, but don't ask about it
11.06.11

DoJ: Stingray cellphone tracking device falls under Fourth Amendment, but don't ask about it

In 2008, federal authorities arrested David Daniel Rigmaiden on charges of spearheading a massi...

By A. Toor,   11.06.11
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07.31.11
Iceland's crowdsourced constitution submitted for approval, Nyan Cat takes flight over Reykjavik
07.31.11

Iceland's crowdsourced constitution submitted for approval, Nyan Cat takes flight over Reykjavik

A committee of 25 Icelanders submitted the first draft of a rewritten constitution to the country...

By C. Trout,   07.31.11
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