Police State

Three Months In Jail For Refusing To Give Police His iPhone Passcode

Can a person be forced to supply incriminating evidence against themselves? Not according to the Constitution, but judges are taking a different interpretation. Truly, this man could be guilty, but it is up to the state to prove its case and supply its own evidence. The defendant should not be forced to testify against himself.

Crime scene

AI Detective Analyses Police Data To Crack Criminal Cases

If surveillance AI fails to catch the criminal before he acts, it will certainly catch him after the crime is committed. Some will say this spells the end of crime, but it will also put innocent people in jail with little right to appeal. Will judges and juries be automated as well?

DNA Evidence

Lawmakers Seek To Use DNA Of Relatives In Criminal Investigations

The national law enforcement race to build a national DNA database on all citizens will ultimately determine who owns your body. The Fourth Amendment will be shattered to pieces, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.”