The Volokh Conspiracy: Jeff Jacoby on Confederate Army and Red Army statues

Is voluntariness of consent to search or seize a question of fact, law or both?; The case for taking down Confederate monuments; Is checking out visitors at home with gun behind your back ‘disorderly conduct’?; Final version of ‘The Effect of Legislation on Fourth Amendment Protection’;
 
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Is voluntariness of consent to search or seize a question of fact, law or both?
A pending cert petition asks the Supreme Court to resolve an interesting Fourth Amendment question that I discussed for the blog back in 2013.
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The case for taking down Confederate monuments
Ultimately, it comes down the fact that the main goal of the Confederacy was perpetuation of the evil institution of slavery. That’s not something we should honor.
 
Is checking out visitors at home with gun behind your back ‘disorderly conduct’?
No, says the North Dakota Supreme Court.
Final version of ‘The Effect of Legislation on Fourth Amendment Protection’
My article on whether Fourth Amendment interpretation should consider privacy legislation — and if so, how — has just been published.
Jeff Jacoby on Confederate Army and Red Army statues
“In a society liberated from tyrannical cruelty, monuments to the tyrants have no place.”
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