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Tag Archives: 6th Circuit

Bringing the Fourth Amendment into the 21st century

The New York Times recently reported that the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill “that would strengthen privacy protection for e-mails by requiring law enforcement officials to obtain a warrant from a judge in most cases before gaining access to messages in individual accounts stored electronically.”

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US Supreme Court rules prisoner’s interrogation didn’t violate ‘Miranda’

A prisoner was not “in custody” for Miranda purposes when he was isolated from the general prison population and questioned about conduct that occurred outside the prison because he was informed he could leave when he wanted, was not physically restrained and the door to the room was sometimes open, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

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Court justices tussle over ADA ministerial exception

During heated oral arguments in a case involving religious doctrines, government interests and claims of job discrimination, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tried to carve out just how much constitutional leeway religious organizations have to fire employees without facing a job bias claim.

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