The DEA Thinks You Have “No Constitutionally Protected Privacy Interest” in Your Confidential Prescription Records
Nathan Freed Wessler writes:
The Drug Enforcement Administration thinks people have “no constitutionally protected privacy interest” in their confidential prescription records, according to a brief filed last month in federal court. That disconcerting statement comes in response to an ACLU lawsuit challenging the DEA’s practice of obtaining private medical information without a warrant. The ACLU has just filed its response brief, explaining to the court why the DEA’s position is both startling and wrong.
Read more on the ACLU.