Heien v. North Carolina

Supreme Court Erodes Key Check On Government Power

Our colleague, constitutional lawyer Mark Fitzgibbons examines the Supreme Court's recent ruling in the Heien v. North Carolina case and finds an alarming erosion of the legal concept of probable cause and the Fourth Amendment protections of the people's right to be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures.

Lazy Bureaucrats Will Laud Heien Decision For Years

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

In Heien v. North Carolina, the court has lowered the bar of expectations for the gov't. Those of who are pro-police have every reason to be upset. The majority opinion will be abused by statist bureaucrats at a time when too many already have reason to fear their law-breaking gov't.