Jeffrey Rosen: Interpreting The Constitution In The Digital Era : NPR

It does take time and accumulated facts to amend a law or a constitution

GPS monitors can track your every movement. Brain scans can now see lies forming in your brain. And advancements in genetic engineering may soon allow parents to engineer what their children will look and be like.

These new technologies are “challenging our Constitutional categories in really dramatic ways,” says George Washington University law professor Jeffrey Rosen. “And what’s so striking is that none of the existing amendments give clear answers to the most basic questions we’re having today.”

via Jeffrey Rosen: Interpreting The Constitution In The Digital Era : NPR.

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