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The Fourth Amendment

The power to search is indispensable in the prosecution of criminal cases. Without it, the government would lose almost all ways to obtain evidence. However, the Fourth Amendment protects individual privacy from the government, lest it abuse its power to search. While the power to search warrantlessly is not expressly

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Gamble v. U.S.

Gamble v. U.S. is a case awaiting a writ of certiorari from the Supreme Court. It deals with the dual sovereignties exception to the double jeopardy rule. The double jeopardy rule dictates, “[N]or shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb.”

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Trump v. Hawaii

Trump v. Hawaii is one of the most covered cases this judicial term, surpassed perhaps only by Masterpiece. Trump v. Hawaii involves the President’s most recent travel ban, issued on September 24, 2017, which is the third of the travel ban Proclamations (EO-3). EO-3 restricted the entry of all nationals

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