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Chicago Journalist Jamie Kalven’s Subpoena Battle Illustrates the Danger of Indirect Attacks on Press Freedom

In The Intercept, Chicago journalist Jamie Kalven reflects on his recent court battle to protect a source of his reporting, and what it illustrates about the state of press freedoms in the United States. Last year, Kalven, whose reporting … Read more »

Fourth Amendment Rights of Cell Phone Users Reinforced by Judiciary

Last Wednesday, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the “third party doctrine”—a legal theory that revokes Fourth Amendment protections from private information that’s held by a company—does not apply to cell phone users.

The decision is a breakthrough … Read more »