HB 504: Requiring a Warrant for Child Welfare Workers to Enter a Home
This bill recognizes that the protections of the Fourth Amendment apply not only when police officers investigate a crime, but anytime a government agent searches or seizes property.
Utah Should Put Limits Around Geofence Warrants
Utah’s use of geofence warrants is under the microscope. A recent KSL article highlights privacy concerns related to location tracking.
Geofence “Warrants”: An Unconstitutional Abuse of Technology
General warrants give law enforcement agents broad authority “to search and seize unspecified places or persons.” Prior to the American Revolution, this type of search—known as a writ of assistance—was widely used by British...
HB 245: Restricting No-Knock Warrants
This bill restricts no-knock and knock-and-announce warrants.
Should Home Invasions for Drugs Continue?
Breonna Taylor died needlessly, as did Matthew Stewart. It's past time to stop invading homes over drug enforcement.
Justice for Breonna Taylor looks a lot like policy change
The next policy steps require proper judicial review for warrants and banning most forcible entries.