Orin S. Kerr

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Frances R. & John J. Duggan Distinguished Professor

699 Exposition Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

http://gould.usc.edu/faculty/?id=73523

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

60

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Scholarly Papers (60)

1.

How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students

11 The Green Bag 2d 51 (2007).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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case, law

2.

Internet Surveillance Law after the USA Patriot Act: The Big Brother that Isn't

97 Northwestern University Law Review 607 (2003).
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 19 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 9,613 (261)
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Cybercrime's Scope: Interpreting 'Access' and 'Authorization' in Computer Misuse Statutes

78 New York University Law Review 1596 (2003).
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 18 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 9,223 (378)
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cybercrime, computer crime, unauthorized access, code

4.

A User's Guide to the Stored Communications Act, and a Legislator's Guide to Amending it

72 George Washington Law Review 1208 (2004).
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2016
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 7,715 (393)
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surveillance, privacy

5.

The Influence of Immanuel Kant on Evidentiary Approaches in Eighteenth Century Bulgaria

18 The Green Bag 2d 251 (2015)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Immanuel Kant, Bulgarian jurisprudence, Evidence law

6.

Searches and Seizures in a Digital World

119 Harvard Law Review 531 (2005).
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 3,176 (1,656)
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Fourth Amendment, computers, digital evidence, cybercrime

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Digital Evidence and the New Criminal Procedure

105 Columbia Law Review 279 (2005)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 2,822 (2,604)
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Fourth Amendment, computers, digital evidence

8.

Applying the Fourth Amendment to the Internet: A General Approach

62 Stanford Law Review 1005 (2010).
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 2,088 (4,586)
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Fourth Amendment, Internet, cyberspace

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Search and Seizure

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History, Stanley N. Katz, Ed., pages 203-08 (Oxford 2009).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,938 (5,923)

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search and seizure, Fourth Amendment

10.

The Problem of Perspective in Internet Law

91 Georgetown Law Journal 357 (2003).
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 May 2002 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,780 (4,669)
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Internet, cyberspace, cyberlaw, Fourth Amendment

11.

The Case for the Third-Party Doctrine

107 Michigan Law Review 561 (2009).
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 May 2008 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,651 (5,144)
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fourth amendment, katz, smith v. maryland, third party, third parties

12.

The Fourth Amendment and New Technologies: Constitutional Myths and the Case for Caution

102 Michigan Law Review 801 (2004).
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 28 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,517 (6,867)
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Fourth Amendment, privacy, technology, Katz

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Foreword: Accounting for Technological Change

36 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 403 (2013)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,504 (9,182)

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Fourth Amendment, cell phones, search incident to arrest

14.

Search Warrants in an Era of Digital Evidence

75 Mississippi Law Journal 85 (2005)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2015
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,504 (7,847)

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Fourth Amendment, computers, Rule 41

15.

Criminal Law in Virtual Worlds

2008 University of Chicago Legal Forum 415 (2008).
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,483 (8,054)
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virtual worlds

16.

Four Models of Fourth Amendment Protection

60 Stanford Law Review 503 (2007)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,448 (8,072)
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Fourth Amendment, Reasonable Expectation of Privacy, katz

17.

The Curious History of Fourth Amendment Searches

2012 Supreme Court Review 67 (2013).
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,289 (7,804)

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Fourth Amendment, Katz, reasonable expectation of privacy

18.

Micro-Symposium on Orin Kerr's 'A Theory of Law'

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2013, pp. 213-226, Journal of Law: A Periodical Laboratory of Legal Scholarship, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012, pp. 487-502, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-05, San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 13-105
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2013
Willamette University College of Law, Florida State University - College of Law, Yale University - Law School, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law, George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, University of Chicago - Law School, University of Iowa - College of Law, Washington University in St. Louis, Duke University, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Florida State University - College of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, McGill University - Department of Political Science, Suffolk University Law School, University of San Diego School of Law, International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), Marquette University - Law School, Independent, Notre Dame Law School, University of New Hampshire School of Law, Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, Berger & Montague, P .C. and Saint Louis University - School of Law
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apps, authority, Case Western Reserve, cheap talk, citation, dialectic, doctrinal, editing, empirics, equilibrium, falsity, Felix Frankfurter, Folk Theorem, footnotes, fraud, Harvard, Lexis, narcissism, peer review, practice, recursion, second-best, solipsism, truth, Westlaw

19.

The Mosaic Theory of the Fourth Amendment

111 Michigan Law Review 311 (2012).
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, mosaic theory, GPS surveillance

20.

Vagueness Challenges to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

94 Minnesota Law Review 1561 (2010)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,068 (10,595)

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computer hacking, CFAA, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

21.

An Equilibrium-Adjustment Theory of the Fourth Amendment

125 Harvard Law Review 476 (2011)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, reasonable expectation of privacy, technology

22.

Lifting the 'Fog' of Internet Surveillance: How a Suppression Remedy Would Change Computer Crime Law

54 Hastings Law Journal 805 (2003).
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jan 2003 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 1,037 (18,161)
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Internet, surveillance, cybercrime

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The Fourth Amendment in Cyberspace: Can Encryption Create a Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?

33 Connecticut Law Review 503 (2001)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, ciphertext, encryption, plaintext, reasonable expectation of privacy

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The Fourth Amendment and the Global Internet

67 Stanford Law Review 285 (2015)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, Internet, surveillance, Snowden

25.

Fourth Amendment Seizures of Computer Data

119 Yale Law Journal 700 (2010)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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computer data, fourth amendment, seizures

26.

Virtual Crime, Virtual Deterrence: A Skeptical View of Self-Help, Architecture, and Civil Liability

1 Journal of Law, Economics, and Policy 197 (2005).
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 672 (29,664)
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Computer crime, cybercrime, deterrence

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Katz Has Only One Step: The Irrelevance of Subjective Expectations

82 University of Chicago Law Review 113 (2015)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, Katz, expectation of privacy

28.

Good Faith, New Law, and the Scope of the Exclusionary Rule

99 Georgetown Law Journal 1077 (2011)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 617 (30,211)
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Fourth Amendment, good faith, good faith exception, Herring v. United States

29.

The Next Generation Communications Privacy Act

162 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 373 (2014).
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 595 (25,381)

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ECPA, Stored Communications Act, Fourth Amendment

30.

Updating the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

75 University of Chicago Law Review 225 (2008)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 560 (38,437)
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FISA, Foreign Intelligence, Internet, Fourth Amendment

31.

Blogs and the Legal Academy

84 Washington University Law Review 1127 (2007)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 541 (42,069)
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blogs, legal scholarship

32.

Norms of Computer Trespass

116 Columbia Law Review 1143 (2016)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 May 2015 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 518 (6,537)

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CFAA, hacking, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, computer intrusions

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Why Courts Should Not Quantify Probable Cause

The Political Heart of Criminal Procedure: Essays on Themes of William J. Stuntz (Michael Klarman, David Skeel, and Carol Steiker, eds), pages 131-43 (Cambridge 2012).
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, probable cause, warrants

34.

A Lukewarm Defense of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

COPY FIGHTS: THE FUTURE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE INFORMATION AGE, Adam Thierer and Wayne Crews, eds., Cato Institute, 2002
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Nov 2002
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 456 (52,694)
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DMCA, copyright

35.

Ex Ante Regulation of Computer Search and Seizure

96 Virginia Law Review 1241 (2010).
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, computers, magistrates

36.

Enforcing Law Online

74 University of Chicago Law Review 745 (2007)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 346 (68,578)

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Internet enforcement code

37.

Fourth Amendment Remedies and Development of the Law: A Comment on Camreta v. Greene and Davis v. United States

2011 Cato Supreme Court Review 237 (2011)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, exclusionary rule, qualified immunity

38.

Do We Need a New Fourth Amendment?

107 Michigan Law Review 561 (2009)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, surveillance, CCTV, Slobogin

39.

Technology, Privacy, and the Courts: A Reply to Colb and Swire

102 Michigan Law Review 934 (2004)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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fourth amendment, privacy, computers

40.

Executing Warrants for Digital Evidence: The Case for Use Restrictions on Nonresponsive Data

48 Texas Tech Law Review 1 (2015)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, warrants, digital evidence, search and seizure, computers

41.

A Rule of Lenity for National Security Surveillance Law

100 Virginia Law Review 1513 (2014)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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surveillance, FISA, Snowden, NSA

42.

The National Surveillance State: A Response to Balkin

93 Minnesota Law Review 2179 (2009).
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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surveillance, Fourth Amendment

43.

An Economic Understanding of Search and Seizure Law

164 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 591 (2016)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, searches, seizures, law and economics

44.

Congress, the Courts, and New Technologies: A Response to Professor Solove

Fordham Law Review, Winter 2005, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 217 (118,185)

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Fourth Amendment computers

45.

Defending the Third-Party Doctrine: A Response to Epstein and Murphy

24 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 1229 (2009)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, third-party doctrine

46.

The Modest Role of the Warrant Clause in National Security Investigations

88 Texas Law Review 1669 (2010)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Downloads 197 (119,723)
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Fourth Amendment, national security

47.

The Limits of Fourth Amendment Injunctions

Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law, 2009 , GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 413, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 413
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jun 2008
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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fourth amendment, injunction, courts

48.

Computers and the Patent System: The Problem of the Second Step

28 Rutgers University Computer & Technology Law Journal 47 (2002)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 May 2008 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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patent, patent, computers

49.

Defending Equilibrium Adjustment

125 Harvard Law Review Forum 84 (2012)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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fourth amendment

50.

Rethinking Patent Law in the Administrative State

42 William & Mary Law Review 127 (2000)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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patent law

51.

The Decline of the Socratic Method at Harvard

78 Nebraska Law Review 113 (1999).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Feb 2015
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Socratic Method, law teaching

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Shedding Light on Chevron: An Empirical Study of the Chevron Doctrine in the U.S. Courts of Appeals

15 Yale Journal on Regulation 1 (1998)
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Aug 2015
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Chevron

53.

Computer Crime Law (Introduction)

Computer Crime Law (4th Ed. 2018), West Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-63459-899-6
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Computer Crime, CFAA, Fourth Amendment, Cyberlaw, ECPA

54.

Cross-Enforcement of the Fourth Amendment

Harvard Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 19 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, Search and Seizure, Federalism

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Are We Overprotecting Code? Thoughts on First-Generation Internet Law

57 Washington and Lee Law Review 1287 (2000)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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cyberlaw, cyberspace, Internet law

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Amicus Brief of Professor Orin S. Kerr in Carpenter v. United States, 16-402

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-81, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-81
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2017
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, search and seizure, cell-site, surveillance

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Government Hacking to Light the Dark Web: What Risks to International Relations and International Law?

70 Stanford Law Review Online 58 (2017).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr and Sean D. Murphy
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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Tor, Hacking, International Law, Dark Web

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Encryption Workarounds

106 Georgetown Law Journal 989 (2018).
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 May 2018
Orin S. Kerr and Bruce Schneier
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
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encryption, going dark, fifth amendment, fourth amendment, cybercrime

59.

The Effect of Legislation on Fourth Amendment Protection

115 Michigan Law Review 1117 (2017)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, search and seizure

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Trespass, Not Fraud: The Need for New Sentencing Guidelines in CFAA Cases

84 George Washington Law Review 1544 (2016).
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 May 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2018
Orin S. Kerr
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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CFAA, Hacking, Sentencing Guidelines