SCOTUS Further Entrenches Police Double Standard

In an 8-1 decision some are accusing of applying a double standard, the Supreme Court, led by John Roberts, has decided that the police can used seized evidence even when they gain said evidence by a misinterpretation or misapplication of the law, as long as the misinterpretation is “reasonable”: The ruling came in a North Carolina case in which a police officer pulled over Nicholas Heien’s car because the right brake light was out, although the left one still worked. A consensual search led Read more […]

PA Supreme Court: No Search Warrant Needed to Search Cars

In yet another tyranny-supporting ruling from a supreme judiciary of this land, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that police officers do not need a search warrant to search your car in their state. How they were able to get past the clear language of the Fourth Amendment in this ruling is hard to fathom: “The prerequisite for a warrantless search of a motor vehicle is probable cause to search,” [Justice Seamus] McCaffery writes in the opinion. “We adopt the federal automobile exception Read more […]