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Durbin Introduces Amendment To Control National Security Letter Abuses

Senator Jon Kyl responded that Durbin’s amendment would threaten investigations in their earliest stages, because people conducting terrorism investigations cannot be expected to know whether the people they are investigating are suspected of involvement in terrorism. […]

Will Mukasey Break The Law And Refuse the Subpoena?

Mukasey’s Department of Justice says that it is reviewing its options, considering how to respond to the subpoena. The law, however, is quite clear. Legally, Mukasey has no options. He has to show up to give testimony. He has to provide the requested documents. If Mukasey does not do so, he will be breaking the law. […]

Bush Administration Issues New Rules for FBI to Nix the Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights is called the Bill of Rights because it stands as the legal guarantor of your… oh, how to put this?… rights. Here’s one of your rights, outlined in the Fourth Amendment:

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, […]

Feingold, Dodd et al Buy Time For America to Stop Warrantless Physical and Electronic Searches

Senators Russell Feingold and Christopher Dodd promised to filibuster H.R. 6304. (So did Senator Barack Obama, but his word is apparently cheap.) Feingold, Dodd and 13 others in the Senate followed through on the barest version of a filibuster: voting against ending debate on the measure. Congratulations enough go to these Senators for having the […]