Benjamin Studebaker

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Tag: 4th Amendment

Edward Snowden Belongs in Prison

Today’s post is exactly what it looks like–I am arguing that Edward Snowden, the NSA surveillance-leaker, belongs in prison, not only because he has broken the law, but because he has acted in a way which harms the American interest. Read the rest of this entry »

Search and Seizure

In the United States, we often get very upset about violations of privacy on the basis that they are thought to violate the 4th amendment, which protects against “unreasonable searches and seizures”. But what is it about search and seizure that is objectionable in the first place, and to what extent do the modern privacy violations we often argue about conform to that?

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