May 062015
 May 6, 2015  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Orin Kerr, having thanked the supporters of his very short-lived campaign for President,* returns to the hard work of legal scholarship:

I’m working on a new law review article about the internal procedures that Internet providers follow when executing search warrants for content. Given that, I was particularly interested in this new decision from a magistrate judge in Alaska relieving Google of a duty to execute a warrant by combing through stored files for relevant content.

The case involves a search for evidence in e-mail accounts that were used to respond to a Craigslist advertisement about underage sexual activity.

Read more on The Volokh Conspiracy.

* is devastated that Orin, a candidate without a web site or a privacy policy, dropped out of the race, leaving us with the same stale candidates of yore.

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