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Judgeless Administrative Subpoenas Are An Enemy Of Free Speech

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, Daily Caller

As long as attorneys general or even federal bureaucrats have the power to issue their own warrants, they will abuse that power to target the rights of their ideological opponents. It is time to protect the First Amendment by restoring the Fourth Amendment, and eliminate administrative subpoenas.

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.