6 Blog Posts From the Fifth Amendment Tag


From Canada, With Love

From Canada, With Love

One thing inevitably follows the next — if the first thing is tolerated. When the Supreme Court, America’s unelected legislative body, created an exception (several, actually) to the Fourth Amendment’s clear and definite prohibition of searches without having first established probable cause and without a specific warrant, the Fourth Amendment became a functional nullity — […]

Under the Influence of the Justice System – A Father’s Story: oos E-Newsletter #519

Under the Influence of the Justice System – A Father’s Story: oos E-Newsletter #519

This is a story about my twenty-year-old son. To some readers this may be an article that smacks of stupidity and privilege. It may be that both are true but the real point is how hopelessly out of whack law enforcement and related penalties are with the real world. On a Saturday night John exited […]

How to Fight School Bus Stop Arm Camera Programs in Your City

How to Fight School Bus Stop Arm Camera Programs in Your City

In 2014, Texas oos Member Ted Levitt had the opportunity to advocate against school bus stop arm cameras and school zone speed cameras in a county adjacent to his. With this written testimony (that he also read at the meeting), he was able to help convince the county commissioners to NOT install the cameras after […]

Silence is No Longer Golden

Silence is No Longer Golden

Editor’s Note: In 2013, long time Texas oos member Ted Levitt wrote this important warning for motorists next time you encounter police during a traffic stop (or anywhere else for that matter).  oos E-Newsletter #246: Silence is no Longer Golden By Ted Levitt, oos Member Several years ago the oos published an article I wrote […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 4, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: June 4, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Move Over Cams to Ticket Cars traveling speed limit (What?)– –IA Supremes cracks down on CAF auto seizures– –US Supremes Reject Driveway Snooping– Friday, June 1, 2018 Move Over Cameras To Ticket Vehicles Traveling The Speed Limit Drivers who are obeying the speed limit may still be at risk of […]