Category Archives: Third Party Doctrine

ACLU: A Federal Court Says Your Prescription Records Aren’t Really Private. The Supreme Court Might Have Something to Say About That.

ACLU: A Federal Court Says Your Prescription Records Aren’t Really Private. The Supreme Court Might Have Something to Say About That. by Brett Max Kaufman, Staff Attorney, ACLU Center for Democracy:

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SCOTUSBlog: Symposium: Carpenter and the eyewitness rule

SCOTUSBlog: Symposium: Carpenter and the eyewitness rule by Orin Kerr:

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SCOTUSBlog: Symposium: Justices poised to consider, or reconsider, Fourth Amendment doctrines as they assess the scope of privacy in a digital age

SCOTUSBlog: Symposium: Justices poised to consider, or reconsider, Fourth Amendment doctrines as they assess the scope of privacy in a digital age by John Castellano, Asst. District Attorney of Queens County, New York

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SCOTUSBlog: Symposium: Will the Fourth Amendment protect 21st-century data? The court confronts the third-party doctrine

SCOTUSBlog: Symposium: Will the Fourth Amendment protect 21st-century data? The court confronts the third-party doctrine by Jennifer Lynch, EFF

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SCOTUSBlog: Symposium: A defense of the doctrine [Re Carpenter]

SCOTUSBlog: Symposium: A defense of the doctrine by David LaBahn, president and CEO of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (with links to other articles in the same vein):

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Investor’s Business Daily: Betsy McCaughey: How Privacy Purists Are Helping Criminals [No they're not and she doesn't get how it all works.]

Investor’s Business Daily: Betsy McCaughey: How Privacy Purists Are Helping Criminals:

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Motherboard: The Supreme Court Phone Location Case Will Decide the Future of Privacy

Motherboard: The Supreme Court Phone Location Case Will Decide the Future of Privacy by Stephen Vladeck: Later this year, the Supreme Court will decide if police can track a person’s cell phone location without a warrant. It’s the most important … Continue reading

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WaPo: Third party rights and the Carpenter cell-site case

WaPo: Third party rights and the Carpenter cell-site case by Orin Kerr:

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SCOTUS: cert granted in CSLI case; third-party doctrine to be revisited, but how will it turn out?

Carpenter v. United States, 16-402 (granted June 5, 2017) Issue: Whether the warrantless seizure and search of historical cell-phone records revealing the location and movements of a cell-phone user over the course of 127 days is permitted by the Fourth … Continue reading

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CA2: Computer SW was sufficiently particular; broad doesn’t mean necessarily unreasonable

In the Silk Road “drug kingpin” conviction, whether the third party doctrine succumbs to technology is going to have to come from SCOTUS since the doctrine came from it. The search warrant for defendant’s computer was sufficiently particular. Broad for … Continue reading

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