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The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals further splintered the jurisprudence surrounding government access to historical cell site location records, holding that such requests always constitute a Fourth Amendment search requiring a warrant. The case arose...

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The Ninth Circuit wrote the next chapter in the continuing CAFA amount in controversy saga yesterday, holding that a defendant must establish the amount in controversy for removal jurisdiction by only a preponderance of the...

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Italian Colors: Price is No Object First there was Concepcion.  As everyone knows, Concepcion overruled Discover Bank, thereby confirming that a class action waiver was not unconscionable as a matter of law.  Speculation followed regarding...

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The California Supreme Court issued two decisions in August that arguably expanded the reach of the UCL: Zhang v. Superior Court, 2013 WL 3942607 (Aug. 1, 2013) and Rose v. Bank of America, 2013 WL...

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Service providers, especially wireless carriers, face new complexity in responding to requests for user information under the Stored Communications Act after the Fifth Circuit’s decision in In re Application of U.S. for Historical Cell Site Data, No....

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In a 5-4 decision handed down today (Clapper v. Amnesty Int’l  USA, No. 11-1025, U.S. S.Ct. February 26, 2013), the Supreme Court ruled that lawyers, human rights and media organizations concerned their communications with their...

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