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Clapper v. Amnesty International Write Your Opinion

Amnesty International is a global movement of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights. The government should not be able to wiretap them. They are trying to make the world a better place. The fourth Amendment says the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. This is saying that they have to have probable in order to even search a place. The government has no probable cause of Amnesty International doing anything. Just because they talk to people outside of the United States does not mean they’re planning terrorist acts. The government should not be able to wiretap Amnesty International, and if they do they should at least let them know.
In the Boumediene versus Bush the court said that alleged terrorists must be given some way of challenging the legality of their detention. The government never gave Amnesty a way of challenging. In the Laird v. Tatum case they sued the army for partially violating their First Amendment rights of free speech. They think they violated their rights because the Army was taking too much private information. In the City of Los Angeles v. Lyons case Adolph Lyons accused the LAPD for putting him in a chokehold after a traffic stop. The court couldn’t do anything about it because Lyons couldn’t prove that chokehold was against the LAPD policy. In the Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife case a group of environmentalists sued the Department of the Interior due to policies that would affect habitats of some animals. The court didn’t do anything because they didn’t have proof that they were going back to study these animals.