"Ways may someday be developed by which the government, without
removing papers from secret drawers, can reproduce them in court,
and by which it will be enabled to expose to a jury the most
intimate occurrences of the home."
by:
Justice Louis D. Brandeis
(1856-1941) US Supreme Court Justice
Source:
dissenting in the first wiretapping case to reach the
Supreme Court -- Olmstead vs. United States (1928).
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5 stars for these dissenting remarks. Of course, Brandeis was right on the mark...
 -- E Archer, NYC     
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    In this instance, Brandeis proved to be particularly prescient.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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    Justice Louis Brandeis warning has sadly and fully come into fruition.
     -- Mary, MI     
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    Not shooting the messenger  prophetic!  Not only do they expose the most intimate happenstance of the home, they make stuff up more than not.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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     -- jim k, Austin      
     
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