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DHS Investigators Argue The Border Warrant Exception Covers Searches Performed Miles From The Border

**Source: techdirt.com

Oct 11, 2018 6:38 AM - 1+ week ago

Description: The DHS is back in court, arguing for its "right" to expand border searches to cover the entire country. The case in which Homeland Security investigators are making this dubious claim involves the placement of a GPS device on a truck crossing the Canadian border… which FBI agents then tracked all the way down into California. The "bust" carried out in Southern California turned up plenty of legal frozen pastries and four bags of a cocaine-like substances known as regular-ass sugar. The FBI posited this was a trial run for actual drugs and chose to take its collected evidence to court, where it was promptly thrown out by the presiding judge. As the judge saw it, tracking a vehicle inland requires a warrant. The "border exception" to warrant requirements can't be expanded to cover searches performed miles from the 100-mile "Constitution-free zone." The government maintains the judge's opinion is wrong, according to this report by Cyrus Farivar of Ars ...

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