Tuesday, April 22, 2008

THIS is depressing, US Constitutuion provides less

protection against unreasonable search and seizure than the NJ Constitution.

[JURIST] The New Jersey Supreme Court [official website] Monday ruled [PDF text] that Internet service providers may not turn over users' personal information to police or other agencies unless they obtain a valid grand jury subpoena when the information sought relates to an indictable offense. The court held that the New Jersey constitution [text] affords greater protections than the US Constitution against unreasonable searches and seizures.