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 May 11, 2017  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Jordan S. Rubin reports:

After getting bad reception on appeal, three armed robbers are looking for better service in a place where mobile phones aren’t even allowed: the U.S. Supreme Court ( Carpenter v. United States, U.S., No. 16-402 , Graham v. United States, U.S., No. 16-6308 , and Jordan v. United States, U.S., No. 16-6694 ).

Their cases represent one of the latest applications of old law to new technology.

The defendants are asking the Justices to impose a burden on law enforcement that currently doesn’t exist: a warrant requirement for historical cell site location information.

Read more on Bloomberg Law.

h/t, FourthAmendment.com

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