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 January 11, 2016  Court, Surveillance, U.S., Workplace

Cyrus Farivar reports:

A local activist has won an important intermediary step in his legal quest to force the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to produce documents that fully explain the department’s use of cell-site simulators, also known as IMSI catchers.

In a Monday opinion in Martinez v. Chicago Police DepartmentCook County Circuit Judge Kathleen Kennedydenied the city’s motion to dismiss. This decision paves the way later this month for a closed-door hearing (in camera review) where the judge gets to privately review the documents in question.

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