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U.S. Supreme Court,
Constitutional Law

Nov. 24, 2017

When the Fourth Amendment Fails

Alex Abdo (Knight First Amendment Institute) says the Fourth Amendment can't adequately protect essential freedoms imperiled by modern government surveillance, and explains why SCOTUS should adopt a First Amendment framework in surveillance cases like 'Carpenter v. U.S.' Plus, David Luban (Georgetown Law; Just Security) describes how a Guantanamo Bay prosecution saw the (brief) detention of a Marine general lawyer after the general raised ethics concerns.

Alex Abdo

Senior Staff Attorney, Knight First Amendment Institute


David Luban

Professor, Georgetown Law



Brian Cardile

Rulings Editor, Podcast Host, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reporter

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