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New Jersey Supreme Court: Cell Phone Users Have Privacy Interest In Cell Phone Location Information

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that police cannot access the location information revealed by your cell phone without first acquiring a warrant based on probable cause. In State v. Earls , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], police were investigating a string of burglaries...

State Net Criminal Law Update: Washington Governor Inslee Shoots Down Drone Bill

INSLEE SHOOTS DOWN WA DRONE BILL: Saying it did not go far enough to protect citizens' privacy, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) vetoed a measure last week (HB 2789) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], that would have imposed strict limits on the use of drone aircraft in the Evergreen...

The Fourth Amendment Prohibits Carte Blanche Review of Email Accounts by the Government

Those office employees who have rolled the dice and sent emails clearly not suitable for work would be glad to know that their email accounts are protected from government intrusion by the Fourth Amendment [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. United States v. Warshak , 631 F.3d 266...

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