Judges on the liberal and conservative extremes of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals joined forces in strongly dissenting from a court ruling that mere membership in a pornographic Web site containing both legal and illegal porn is enough to authorize the FBI to search a home computer. In a rare marriage of minds, Judge Stephen Reinhardt, the appeals court's most liberal voice, dissented along with Judge Andrew Kleinfeld, a conservative appointee.
Strong Dissent in Porn-Related Computer Search Case
The National Law Journal
April 7, 2006