Blog Posts in March, 2013

  • Supreme Court Tightens the Leash on Police Dogs

    || 26-Mar-2013

    The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution protects our right to be free from "unreasonable searches and seizures" and requires police to obtain a warrant before conducting a search. In recent years, society has watched with tacit compliance as our civil liberties and freedom from government oversight slowly eroded to pave the way for "homeland security." Although the competing ...
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  • Should You Let a Maintenance Worker into your Home?

    || 22-Mar-2013

    Investigators Continue to Search for Home Invader Posing as Gas Worker The published a photo sketch of the man that entered a woman's home in Forty-Fort posing as gas utility employee and then assaulted her inside of her home. The owner of the home harmlessly let the man into her house and then suffered an attack from the imposter maintenance man. Investigators report that the ...
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  • Legal Challenges to ACT 13 As anticipated, ACT 13 was met with immediate and severe uproar from landowners and municipalities who sought to limit and control natural gas drilling and production within their jurisdiction. Dozens of municipal governments went to the courts soon after ACT 13 was implemented on April 16, 2012. The leading case challenging the constitutionality of the broad use of ...
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