‘Hot Pursuit’ Doesn’t Always Justify Entry, Supreme Court Rules

The mere flight of a person suspected of a minor crime, without more, does not allow police officers to enter homes without warrants, the court said.

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Court Chides F.B.I., but Re-Approves Warrantless Surveillance Program

Newly disclosed episodes in which analysts improperly searched for data about Americans largely came before changes at the bureau.

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Case on Police Violence Reveals Fault Lines at Supreme Court

In a sharp exchange, dissenting conservatives suggested that Chief Justice Roberts warped the law in response to public sentiment.

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Supreme Court Weighs Limits of ‘Hot Pursuit’ by Police

The court has said that the police need no warrants to enter the homes of fleeing felons. Does that exception also apply to people suspected of minor crimes?

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Intelligence Analysts Use U.S. Smartphone Location Data Without Warrants, Memo Says

The disclosure comes amid growing legislative scrutiny of how the government uses commercially available location records.

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A Timely Case on Police Violence at the Supreme Court

The justices will hear arguments in October over whether excessive force claims against the police are barred when the people they shoot get away.

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Florida Court Will Hear Video Appeal in Robert Kraft Case

An appellate court will decide whether video evidence is admissible in the case against the New England Patriots owner. It was thrown out by a court in Palm Beach County, Fla., in May 2019.

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