arrest powers, however, have been around for a long time (23) and have withstood Charter scrutiny.
The president has inherent constitutional authority as Commander in Chief and sole organ for the nation in foreign affairs to conduct warrantless
surveillance of enemy forces for intelligence purposes to detect and disrupt armed attacks on the United States,'' he wrote.
Despite his heroic stand, Comey is not without blame for the government's warrantless
surveillance program, which was expanded during the time he was in the Justice Department.
Prosecutors often deny detainees access to a lawyer, and courts have failed to uphold detainees' due process rights in cases of warrantless
arrest and abusive interrogations, Human Rights Watch found.
Arizona that "the Fourth Amendment does not bar police officers from making warrantless
entries and searches when they reasonably believe that a person within [a private residence] is in need of immediate aid.
In this volume, he details numerous facets of "executive quasi-coup" of the Bush years, including the use of presidential "signing statements," extensive use of the states secret privilege, legally redefining torture, warrantless
wiretapping by the National Security Agency, the dubious theory of the "unitary executive," the president's ability to declare individuals "enemy combatants," attempts to sideline the military's Judge Advocates General, and manipulation of scientific information for policy reasons, to cite a few.
Bush's lawyers justify this administration's ceaseless efforts to undermine the constitution and the rule of law: Intrusions on privacy, warrantless
wiretapping, indefinite detention, torture.
McCain gets a pass on reversing positions on torture of prisoners, offshore drilling, warrantless
wiretaps, veteran benefits and the McCain- Feingold campaign finance bill -- that he introduced before he was against it.
The PAA authorizes far more warrantless
surveillance than the President claims occurred under the "Terrorist Surveillance Program," which is the subject of the well-publicized debate ovet immunizing telecommunications companies for their illegal cooperation.
Chapters cover: investigative detention, traffic detention, arrest, use of force, interview and interrogation, warrantless
search and seizure, search warrants, electronic media concerns, and canine search and seizure.
These pernicious developments have included, among others, the Patriot Act, warrantless
surveillance of U.
What decided this election, more than any other factor, was the angry realization by a great many Americans that their president has lied to them about matters of war and peace, approved the warrantless
wiretapping of their telephone conversations, and displayed a disdain for the Constitution and the rule of law unprecedented in the history of the American experiment.
surveillance program," Fein stated before the Senate Judiciary Committee back on March 31, "justifies censure.
Immediately after sweeping to power in the midterm elections, the Chairman of the Democratic Party, Howard Dean, appeared as a guest on 'The Daily Show' and announced that the Democrats WILL NOT pursue any investigations into whether or not the Bush Administration had violated the 4th Amendment with his warrantless
wiretaps, manipulated the intelligence used to justify the war in Iraq, or was in any way complacent or negligent to the threat from terrorism prior to 9/11 despite multiple repeated warnings of an impending attack on U.
To federal judge ANNA DIGGS TAYLOR, a Carter era appointee, for preening "there are no hereditary Kings in America," in her 44-page decision to strike down NSA's warrantless
wiretaps as unconstitutional, apparently oblivious of the surveillance-driven roll-up of the terrorist plot in the UK to blow up US-bound airliners.