A federal magistrate judge in New York recently ruled that cell phone location data deserves no protection under the Fourth Amendment and that accordingly, the government can engage in real-time location surveillance without a search warrant. In an opinion straight from the Twilight Zone, magistrate judge Gary Brown ruled two weeks ago that “cell phone users who fail to turn off their cell phones do not exhibit an expectation of privacy.”
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May 14, 2013
100th Day of Guantanamo Hunger Strike This Friday: Steps Obama and the public should take to close Guantanamo
MARCH FOR A PEOPLE’S BUDGET - STOP PRISON EXPANSION NOW!
MAY 25 – JUNE 3
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Year after year, Governor Corbett cuts funds from education, healthcare, environmental protection, and social services. Yet he continues to spend millions on locking people up. Right now, the Corbett administration is spending over $400 million to build two new prisons in Montgomery County, while 23 schools in Philadelphia will be closing next year due to funding shortages.His proposed budget for 2013 includes a $68 million increase for the Department of Corrections, even as his administration claims the prison population is going down.
May 14, 2013
Group asked Illinois supporters to call on Senator Durbin (D-IL) to urge the President and the Department of Homeland Security to suspend deportations as a first step to comprehensive and humane immigration reform. The ask comes a day after a group of national organizations published a letter to President Obama to take similar actions.
(Chicago, IL) – A group of seven undocumented immigrants from Illinois sat down blocking the doors to the Broadview Detention Facility, linking arms together using pipes, chains, and locks. They were protesting the record-high deportations under President Obama, and the lack of leadership from Illinois representatives to call for a suspension of these deportations.