Privacy And Surveillance: Posner On Quon v. Arch Wireless Operating Co.

By Steve C. Posner, Attorney, Posner Law Firm When is notice to a government employee that an employer may conduct surveillance of employee communications sufficient under the Fourth Amendment? What are the Fourth Amendment privacy rights of third parties with whom the government employee has communicated...

What You Need to Know About NSA Mass Telephone Call Tracking

By David Bender The flood of recent articles disclosing that the National Security Agency has engaged in a massive acquisition of information concerning the telephone communications of millions of Americans has shocked many. While sensationalizing this acquisition, most articles avoid discussing whether...

Supreme Court: Police Can’t Search Cell Phones Without Warrant

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The police generally may not, without a warrant, search digital information on a cell phone seized from a person who has been arrested, the U.S. Supreme Court found today, ruling on two cases consolidated on appeal ( David Leon Riley v. State of California ,...