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Fifth Amendment Brain Scan — a short story

April 22, 2018

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Could prosecutors armed with a search warrant compel an unwilling suspect to submit to brain scans aimed at exploring his or her innermost thoughts? — John Villasenor “The State wishes to introduce into evidence a set of scans made from the defendant’s brain, scans which will prove he was lying to investigators—” “Objection!” Defense counsel […]

Is the Bill of Rights Intact?

December 4, 2014

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As a teen I traveled to Europe, including the Soviet Union. I received a copy of the Soviet constitution, and I poked around in it. It guaranteed freedom of speech and religion, etc etc. Yeah, right, I thought, What a bunch of baloney! Just because they wrote it down doesn’t mean it’s true. Thank God […]