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Appeals Court Shuts The Vault Door On FBI Overreach

  • Robert Frommer

In a huge win for property and privacy rights, the 9th Circuit issued a scathing verdict against the FBI in IJ’s class action lawsuit on behalf of safe deposit box renters including Paul and…

Does the Fourth Amendment Protect Your DNA?

  • Brian Morris

IJ’s Project on the Fourth Amendment strives to safeguard one of America’s core founding principles: the right to be secure in our persons and property. That means two basic things. First, if the government wants…

From a Texas Ranch to the U.S. Supreme Court

  • Robert McNamara

Early next year, in what could prove to be a landmark takings case, IJ will bring a simple message to the U.S. Supreme Court: You break it, you buy it. It is, famously, the “Pottery…

Victory! Courthouse Doors Reopened for Forfeiture Victims

  • Paul Sherman

When Rochester, New York, police raided Cristal Starling’s apartment and seized more than $8,000 for civil forfeiture, she believed her dreams of opening a food truck were over. Her hopes plummeted…

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