Utah to Feds: Stop Enforcing Our Laws

SALT LAKE CITY — Fed­er­al offi­cers and rangers have no right to enforce dri­ving and oth­er com­mon laws on nation­al for­est, fed­er­al range lands and nation­al parks, the Utah Attor­ney General’s Office asserts. The state is defend­ing an effort to lim­it the police pow­ers of fed­er­al offi­cers in the lat­est flash­point between Utah and U.S. […]

Justice Department’s Warrantless Spying Increased 600 Percent in Decade

The Jus­tice Depart­ment use of war­rant­less inter­net and tele­phone sur­veil­lance meth­ods known as pen reg­is­ter and trap-and-trace has explod­ed in the last decade, accord­ing to gov­ern­ment doc­u­ments the Amer­i­can Civ­il Lib­er­ties obtained via a Free­dom of Infor­ma­tion Act claim.