July 13, 2016

PLF sues Highland for warrantless snooping on rental property

By Wen Fa Attorney

The City of Highland is violating fundamental constitutional rights by trying to coerce landlords and tenants into surrendering their freedom from unjustified, warrantless government intrusion on their property.

So argues a new federal lawsuit against the city.  It challenges the city’s attempt to pressure a rental property owner and his tenants into allowing an open-ended search of their home by city inspectors, without any complaints or evidence that the property has any problems, and without an administrative warrant as required by the Fourth Amendment.

Learn more about this case by watching our quick video summarizing the case, and by listening to our Courting Liberty podcast, featuring me, host Harold Johnson, and our client in this case, Karl Trautwein.

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