Apple Peels Away At DOJ Bid To Unlock Phones With NY Win
By Allison Grande (March 1, 2016, 11:33 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Monday broke ranks with a California counterpart in ruling that Apple doesn't have to help the government unlock a drug dealer's iPhone, a decision that undermines prosecutors' arguments that accessing the suspected San Bernardino shooter's phone is an isolated request that wouldn't harm Apple's future business.
In a scathing 50-page opinion in which he used some form of the word "absurd" nine times, U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein roundly rejected the government's contention that under the All Writs Act of 1789, the court could require Apple to help the government break into confessed drug dealer...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!