ACLU Challenging DEA’s Access to Confidential Prescription Records Without a Warrant

Ooh. I missed this important post by Nathan Freed Wessler of the ACLU last week:

The Drug Enforcement Administration is trying to access private prescription records of patients in Oregon without a warrant, despite a state law forbidding it from doing so. The ACLU and its Oregon affiliate are challenging this practice in a new case that raises the question of whether the Fourth Amendment allows federal law enforcement agents to obtain confidential prescription records without a judge’s prior approval. It should not.

Read more on the ACLU’s site.

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