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Trials and Tribulations: Warrant now required for cellphone location data

In a major statement regarding privacy in the digital age, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Carpenter v. United States, __ S.Ct. __, 2018 WL 3073916 (June 22, 2018), held that the government is required to obtain a warrant before collecting location data regarding customers of cellphone companies. The legal question presented was whether prosecutors violated the ...

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