Oregon v. Nix

Brief of Amicus Curiae Electronic Frontier Foundation In Support Of Petitioner James Tyler Nix

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EFF urged the Oregon Supreme Court to block warrantless searches of arrestees' cell phones, arguing in an amicus brief that granting law enforcement free rein to search data on the devices violates basic privacy protections guaranteed by the Constitution. Other state supreme courts have considered the issue, but they have split in their rulings.

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Published In: Constitutional Law Updates, Criminal Law Updates, Privacy Updates

Reference Info:Appellate Brief | State, 9th Circuit, Oregon | United States

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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