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5. Re: Feds and warrants Mar 19, 2013, 11:55 Creston
 
Beamer wrote on Mar 19, 2013, 11:30:
Creston wrote on Mar 19, 2013, 11:01:
Okay, wait... So the Supreme Court ruled on something, and now the Feds are taking it to an appeals court?? What? Since when can you take a SCOTUS ruling to an appeals court?

Creston

The SC case was a bit open-ended. They said that the government might need a warrant. They did not say the government always needed a warrant.

The government is now testing when "might" comes into play.

It wasn't a very clear or, uh, decisive decision. They didn't say "you can't do this," they said "you can't do this in this case, and you might not be able to do it in other cases."

So now we have lower courts clarifying what the SCOTUS actually meant? Great. I'm glad to see the government is doing its fucking best to stop wasting money.

Creston
 
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