High Court Denies Certiorari In Border Laptop Search Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In its Jan. 13 order list, the U.S. Supreme Court denied without comment a petition for certiorari by a man who contended that a search of his laptop computer by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials more than 170 miles from the border violated his Fourth Amendment rights (Howard Wesley Cotterman v. United States of America, No. 13-186, U.S. Sup.).

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