27 Alerts From the ILLEGAL SEARCH Tag


Fourth Amendment Wins in the Baltimore Plane Surveillance Case: NMA E-Newsletter #654

“Allowing the police to wield this power unchecked is anathema to the values enshrined in our Fourth Amendment,” wrote Fourth Circuit US Court of Appeals Chief Judge Roger Gregory in late June. The case, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle v. Baltimore Police Department, involved the use of aerial surveillance that continuously tracked and monitored the […]

What about Police Traffic Stop Reform Part 1: NMA E-Newsletter #603

2020 has undoubtedly been a tough year for all of us. The COVID-19 crisis has changed many aspects of our lives, and so have the protests around the world in the wake of George Floyd’s death. At first, the protests were against police brutality, and now they have turned into calls for police reform. Much […]

A Car’s Black Box and a City’s ALPR Program Put to the Test in two Different Courts: NMA E-Newsletter #566

Two motorists recently won Fourth Amendment decisions. Both cases will likely be appealed, and will have major privacy rights implications for how and where we drive our vehicles. ALPRs in Florida Raul Mas Canosa was mad and decided he wasn’t going to take it anymore. The city where he lives, Coral Gables, Florida, tracked his […]

NMA Wrap Up of Legislative Activity, 2nd Quarter 2019: NMA E-Newsletter #547

April, May, and June were busy months in state legislatures where many of the bills affecting motorists that were introduced in the first quarter, or carried forward from last year, were resolved. The results were a mixed bag, but the biggest victory was a special one: Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law House […]

An Eye on Recent Motorist Rights Court Cases, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #530

Many motorist rights court cases have made news in the past three months. Last week, we presented the first part of this update that focused on federal court decisions, and a few from the US Supreme Court. This week, we are diving into key motorist-related cases in state supreme or appellate courts. Our hope is […]

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Maryland
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