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New York Court of Appeals affirms cellphone warrant ruling

Court split 4-2

In a split decision, New York state’s highest court has ruled that a New York state Supreme Court justice can issue a search warrant for a criminal investigation to eavesdrop on cellphones that are not actually in New York state. “We hold that eavesdropping warrants are executed in the geographical jurisdiction where the communications are intentionally ...