Can the Government Put Cameras on Your Property Without a Warrant?

Why the 4th Amendment Doesn’t Protect You Like You Think It Does

Decades ago, the U.S. Supreme Court created the so-called Open Fields Doctrine. The result was an exception to 4th Amendment restrictions on the government’s ability to snoop on Americans. With a new case in Tennessee, IJ is pushing forward a strategy to restore those limits and protect basic property rights. Learn more about the state of the law—and where we go from here—in today’s episode.

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