Nov 092015
 November 9, 2015  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Julian Hattem reports:

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a closely watched case over whether police need a warrant to obtain records about people’s locations based on their cellphones, the latest chapter in an ongoing debate about how privacy laws apply to evolving technology.

The decision by the nation’s high court to pass on the case, Davis v USA, comes as a blow to privacy advocates who had pressed the justices to overturn an appeals court’s determination that a warrant is not necessary for the searches.

As is typical, the Supreme Court did not offer any justification in declining to take up the case on Monday.

Read more on The Hill.

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