Category Archives: SCOTUS

Carpenter oral set for Nov. 29, briefs all in

The oral argument in the cell site location information-third party doctrine case this past week was set for November 29th. ScotusBlog here with links to all the briefs, both parties and amici. Petitioner’s brief Amici: Competitive Enterprise Institute, et al. … Continue reading

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Cert. granted: Collins v. Virginia (does automobile exception apply to search a vehicle parked near to a house on curtilage)

Cert. granted: Collins v. Virginia, 16-1027 (ScotusBlog) Issue: Whether the Fourth Amendment’s automobile exception permits a police officer, uninvited and without a warrant, to enter private property, approach a house and search a vehicle parked a few feet from the … Continue reading

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SCOTUSBlog: Argument preview: Parties, probable cause and the Fourth Amendment (DC v. Wesby)

SCOTUSBlog: Argument preview: Parties, probable cause and the Fourth Amendment (DC v. Wesby) by Amy Howe: When District of Columbia police officers Andre Parker and Anthony Campanale responded to reports of unauthorized goings-on at a supposedly vacant home nearly a … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Supreme Court gets ready for “long conference” today re Collins v. Virginia (pet. pending)

Constitution Daily: Supreme Court gets ready for “long conference” today SCOTUSBlog: Issue: Whether the Fourth Amendment’s automobile exception permits a police officer, uninvited and without a warrant, to enter private property, approach a house and search a vehicle parked a … Continue reading

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Newsweek: What the Supreme Court is Doing This Year Under Trump

Newsweek: What the Supreme Court is Doing This Year Under Trump by Linley Sanders

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Law360: Cell Location Searches Assailed In Raft Of High Court Briefs

Law360: Cell Location Searches Assailed In Raft Of High Court Briefs by Shayna Posses:

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Techdirt: ACLU Tells Court Long-Term Cell Site Location Tracking Should Require A Warrant

Techdirt: ACLU Tells Court Long-Term Cell Site Location Tracking Should Require A Warrant by Tim Cushing:

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Cato: To Apply the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age, Go Back to Its Text

Cato: To Apply the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age, Go Back to Its Text by Ilya Shapiro re Cato’s Carpenter amicus brief:

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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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