Tag Archives: Sonia Sotomayor

How Two Recent Supreme Court Decisions Nullify Your Constitutional Rights

…a federal court in Virginia ruled that the federal government does not need a warrant to hack into your personal computer because there is no “reasonable expectation of privacy.”

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DN! | Sotomayor “Tells It Like It Is” Slams Racial Profiling, Illegal Search and Seizure in Scathing Dissent

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that evidence of a crime can still be used in some cases even if police obtained it illegally. While the 5-3 ruling deals a blow to civil rights in favor of police powers, it is likely to be remembered largely for the powerful dissent penned by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina justice on the court.