It’s Okay; I’m a Tow Truck Driver: Why the Language of Miles v. State Encourages Private Citizens to Engage in Vigilantism

About 2:00 A.M. on a cool March morning, a limousine carrying two NFL players was waiting for a light to change in the high-rent neighborhood of Uptown Houston. Suddenly, a Corvette slammed into the car behind the limo, ran up on the curb, and crashed into the rear of the limo.…

DNA – Intimate Information or Trash for Public Consumption?

“Surreptitious sampling” may be police officers’ trump card in cracking otherwise unsolvable crimes as serious as murder, arson and rape. Law enforcement officers engage in surreptitious sampling when they covertly collect DNA2 samples from unsuspecting people, who inadvertently leave behind hair, skin cells, saliva or other biological materials.…