This recent Law360 Access to Justice article examines several excessive use-of-force cases and what this could mean for future litigants.
Rather than obtain warrants, law enforcement and intelligence agencies now purchase mass datasets of precise geolocation information from third-party brokers. Scholarship suggests whether the government must obtain a warrant to purchase data relies on whether users have a reasonable expectation of privacy. But this Note suggests that this privacy analysis misses the crux of the controversy.
While hardly immune from the various problems that plague modern policing, research has largely overlooked the thousands of small departments that serve rural areas and small towns. This paper begins to fill this gap by blending together empirical analysis with in-depth case studies that add much-needed texture to the patterns that the data reveal.
In “Secrets & Suspicionless Policing: A Fundamentally Anti-Democratic Mix”, Catherine M. Grosso cites Chapter 5 of ALI’s Principles of the Law, Policing, when exploring the scope of police investigations without individualized suspicion or particularized evidence.
The Lawfare Podcast recently featured Christopher Slobogin to discuss his new book, Virtual Searches, Regulating the Covert World of Technological Policing.
Policing agencies in the United States are engaging in mass collection of personal data, building a vast architecture of surveillance. This growing network of surveillance is almost entirely unregulated. It is, in short, lawless. In the face of growing concern over such surveillance, this Article argues there is a constitutional solution sitting in plain view.
Learn more about the actions taken at this year’s ALI Annual Meeting, held last month, where the membership met to discuss and vote on twelve ALI project drafts.
At the 2022 Annual Meeting, members of The American Law Institute voted to approve Tentative Draft No. 4 of Principles of the Law, Policing. The vote marks the completion of this project.
The post contains black letter excerpted from Principles of the Law, Policing, Tentative Draft No. 4.
At its meeting on March 2, 2022, the ALI Council considered drafts and revisions for three projects.