Initial Reactions to Carpenter v. United States

22 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2018

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Orin S. Kerr

University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Date Written: July 6, 2018

Abstract

On June 22, 2018, the United States Supreme Court handed down its much-anticipated Fourth Amendment ruling in Carpenter v. United States. In the wake of Carpenter, Professor Kerr authored three extensive blog posts on the decision that appeared at both Lawfare and The Volokh Conspiracy. This paper presents the three posts together in the order that they appeared. The first post explores the basic reasoning of the opinion, the second post discusses Carpenter’s impact on the law of subpoenas, and the third post considers the timing of Carpenter searches.

Keywords: Fourth Amendment, CSLI, Cell-Site, Carpenter, Surveillance

JEL Classification: K1, k14, k42

Suggested Citation

Kerr, Orin S., Initial Reactions to Carpenter v. United States (July 6, 2018). USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 18-14. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3209587 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3209587

Orin S. Kerr (Contact Author)

University of California, Berkeley School of Law ( email )

Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States

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