Second Circuit Rules that Warrantless Searches Against US Nationals Aboard Can be Permissible
Nov-25-08 12:12 am
Judge Jose Carbranes
The New York Times reports:
The authorities may lawfully conduct searches and electronic surveillance against United States citizens in foreign countries without a warrant, a federal appeals court panel said on Monday, bolstering the government’s power to investigate terrorism by ruling that a key constitutional protection afforded to Americans does not apply overseas.The opinions in the case can be found here, here, and here.
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