Oregon v. Nix

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


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

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