Secrecy, Intimacy and Workable Rules: Justice Sotomayor Stakes Out the Middle in United States V. Jones
123 Yale Law Journal Forum 323
17 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Date Written: March 24, 2014
This Essay was written for the Yale Law Journal Forum’s symposium, The Early Jurisprudence of Justice Sotomayor. The Essay analyzes Justice Sotomayor’s already oft-discussed concurrence in United States v. Jones, which exemplifies her attempt to stake out a “middle ground” approach to Fourth Amendment debates over surveillance and technology, and foregrounds intimacy and common-sense rules as guiding principles.
Keywords: Fourth Amendment; privacy; searches; technology; surveillance
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