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Jonathan New, Brian Bartish Article Analyzes Decision in Key Cell Phone Privacy Case

Articles / October 19, 2018

Partner Jonathan New and Associate Brian Bartish authored an article published in the August 2018 issue of Leading Internet Case Law. The article, “Privacy and the Third-Party Doctrine in the Digital Age,” examines the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carpenter v. United States that ruled that law enforcement cannot access an individual’s historical cell-site location information from a cell phone service provider without first obtaining a warrant supported by probable cause. New and Bartish note that “the case stands as a significant development in jurisprudence on the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution concerning an individual’s legitimate expectation to privacy – particularly as it concerns the increasingly important role of technology in daily life.”

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