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Justices Poised To Set Line For Police On Data Searches

Law360, New York (October 22, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up a challenge to a Los Angeles law allowing warrantless searches of hotel registries, paving the way for the justices to draw a clear line regarding when and how law enforcement needs court involvement to gain access to data held by hotels, technology companies and others.

In reviewing the case, the justices will be charged with deciding whether to uphold a 7-4 en banc decision issued by the Ninth Circuit in December that reversed an earlier panel...
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