Supreme Court

  Last week the South Carolina Supreme Court, in Jennings v. Jennings, No. 27177 (Oct. 10, 2012), held that emails stored on Yahoo!’s web-based email service were not stored for the purpose of back up...

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Today, The Supreme Court agreed to review the Second Circuit’s decision which found that plaintiffs, a group of attorneys, journalists, legal, media, and human rights organizations, had standing to challenge the FISA Amendments Act of 2008...

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Today, in United States v. Jones, the Supreme Court issued an opinion finding that the installation of GPS device on an individual’s vehicle and law enforcement’s subsequent use of that device to monitor the vehicle’s...

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The Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments yesterday in U.S. v. Jones, where the Court will decide whether officers can install a GPS tracking device on vehicles without obtaining a search warrant. At oral...

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The U.S. Supreme Court promises some interesting Fourth Amendment activity next term, having granted certiorari review in two important cases. In the first, United States v. Jones, FBI agents planted a GPS device on a...

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Yesterday, the Supreme Court released its opinion in Bullcoming v. New Mexico, holding that the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution requires that the forensic analyst who prepares a report, or someone...

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