The station and shuttle were in incompatible orbits for docking: it would have been physically impossible to get the Columbia to the station.
Arresting an occupant for refusing a search would violate the fourth amendment, and poison the search. That's well settled case law, and not even remotely what this case was about.
Warrants aren't required when consent exists. Warrants exist for those cases where no one gives consent. That's kind of the point.
"Occupant" has a long standing, well understood legal definition. It isn't "random schmoe who happens to be near the house"....
Utility workers don't have the right to consent, because they are not legal occupants. They can, however, report anything they suspect is illegal to the police, who then need to obtain consent or a warrant. I'm not sure why you would think otherwise.
Minors generally can't legally consent to anything
The legal definition of "occupant" is well settled law. This case makes not changes to that definition. If you think this case is going to cause you problems, you probably already have them
A four year old can't legally consent to anything.
There has been no extradition request from Italy.
It does, because he isn't
"Contrary to popular belief, diplomatic missions do not enjoy full extraterritorial status and are not sovereign territory of the represented state."
It ain't the hardware
Why? We switch units all the time, even when doing this "science" thing that so many seem to think only uses SI: eV, barn, torr, atm, etc. Suck it up, and learn to do conversions....
I've always found it interesting that "modem" and "modern" are so easy to confuse in most fonts....
In undergrad, I typically did 3 hours of DiffyQ homework *per night*
That's what I noticed first