Can I Watch My Neighbors With Binoculars?

| April 28, 2017

The short answer is yes. You do not have an expectation of privacy when you are outside, even in your own yard. While law enforcement cannot come onto your property and search it without a warrant, they can watch your home from across the street or across the field with binoculars or any other device […]

The Abuse of “Stop and Frisk”

| September 23, 2016

I’d like to weigh in on something I saw on the morning news on September 22, 2016. Former Mayor Giuliani was on Fox and Friends talking about “stop and frisk.” This is a procedure upheld by the Supreme Court in Terry v. Ohio. It’s known as a Terry Stop. In order for a law enforcement […]

The Stigma of the Hoodie and the Constant Reminder of Death

| November 11, 2015

Imagine you’re walking down a dark road. What few street lamps there are either aren’t working at all or if they are working, they’re providing woefully little assistance as you make your way through the night. As you trudge through the darkness, you notice a dark figure in the distance. You keep walking, your attention […]

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