WilyCoder writes: "The Supreme Court said Wednesday that evidence obtained after illegal searches or arrests based on simple police mistakes may be used to prosecute criminal defendants.
The justices split 5-4 along ideological lines to apply new limits to the court's so-called exclusionary rule, which generally requires evidence to be suppressed if it results from a violation of a suspect's Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable searches or seizure."
Is the 4th amendment dead?
WilyCoder writes: Albert Hoffman, best know for creating LSD in his Sandoz Laboratory, has died. While his creation (which he called his "problem child") was controversial in the eyes of the law, there is no denying the impact LSD has had on the understanding of the human mind. Albert was 102.