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Cases challenge legality of anti-"smurfing" statute

...violated his client's right to be free of warrantless searches and seizures as well as her right to privacy...cannot be the basis for a suspicionless, warrantless search." Warrantless searches and seizures are unconstitutional in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-16/cases-challenge-legality-anti-smurfing-
Local
Defendant in Kmart heist accused of beating man

...gambler in Las Vegas, according to court records. Menendez accused police of using border authorities to make a warrantless search on the Stratus. He said the fact that federal currency charges were not filed against Rowcroft until Nov. 20 shows...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082603/loc_defendant.shtml
News
Outside editorial: Time for a sober discussion about security trade-offs

...about how far we should go - and what we should give up - to be safe. We raised this question when wiretaps and warrantless searches were an issue, but it was hard to get folks' attention back then. Maybe naked pictures and full-body pat-downs...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111910/opi_738549903.shtml
Opinion
Reject one-man rule

...this to be a claim to be without precedent. While some have claimed that Presidents Carter and Clinton authorized warrantless searches and/or surveillance, in neither case was the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act violated. President Carter's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122905/let_20051229002.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...homes without warrants to search for evidence of this noncriminal violation. Our constitution does not permit warrantless searches; the law permits search warrants only when there is evidence of crime. People who complain about the sound of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070899/Ope_word.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and the adults go to court and pay the price for their inability to give up their youthful indiscretions. Is the warrantless search still a small price to pay to prevent drug-use in our society? Shades of gray, and where do we draw the line...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081199/Ope_edit.shtml
Right way, wrong way to look back

...Department decision to release Bush administration memos justifying its decisions to expand government power to conduct warrantless searches and acquiesce in torture while combating terrorism. The disclosures served a valuable purpose by exposing what...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031309/opi_408678784.shtml
Police searches under scrutiny.

...regularity,'' said Juneau attorney Peter Putzier, who won two key appeals on warrantless searches. In the past, few youths have challenged warrantless searches because it can cost several thousand dollars in legal fees, defense attorneys...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081099/Loc_searches.html
Local
Loss of privacy rights a cause for concern

...and the adults go to court and pay the price for their inability to give up their youthful indiscretions. Is the warrantless search still a small price to pay to prevent drug-use in our society? Shades of gray, and where do we draw the line...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081199/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
Cops to get warrants for party busts

...Magistrate John Sivertsen Jr. ruled the police's warrantless search this summer of a Switzer Village home was unconstitutional...Personett said. The courts allow exceptions to warrantless searches if the police need to act quickly to prevent a...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092699/Loc_warrants.html
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