Full 4th Circ. To Hear Cellphone Location Data Warrant Fight
Law360, New York (October 29, 2015, 11:10 PM EDT) -- The full Fourth Circuit on Wednesday agreed to review a panel's decision that obtaining cellphone location information without a warrant amounts to an unconstitutional search, a conclusion that went against the holding in a similar dispute that the U.S. Supreme Court is currently being pushed to hear.
In a poll of the court, a majority of the Fourth Circuit judges voted in favor of granting the government's petition for rehearing en banc of the dispute over whether law enforcement officials need a warrant to obtain cell-site location information evidence in a criminal investigation, according to an order issued by the clerk...
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