Tag: Fourth Amendment

Bob Goodlatte: Protecting the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age

A lot has changed since 1986. Mail was sent with postage stamp, a search engine was called a library, “tweets” were the sounds made by birds.


ACLU applauds Chesterfield County decision to stop honoring warrantles ICE requests

Today, the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office became the first county in Virginia to make public that it has stopped honoring ICE detainer requests not accompanied by a warrant.


ACLU warns Virginia law enforcement about ICE detainers

Today the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia made public a letter it sent earlier this month to Virginia’s sheriffs, local and regional jail authorities, and adult and juvenile corrections officials asking these officials to deny future requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to keep people in custody who otherwise are free to be released.


ACLU challenges Hampton home search ordinance

The ACLU of Virginia has warned Hampton officials that a new ordinance allowing inspection of rental units without a warrant infringes on the constitutional rights of owners and tenants.