Do authorities need individualized suspicion before they search travelers’ electronic devices at the border? The Eleventh Circuit says no, creating a circuit split on the question.
Grayson Clary is a second-year student at Harvard Law School. He previously worked at the Woodrow Wilson Center as Special Assistant to former Congresswoman Jane Harman and as a Research Associate for the Center's Digital Futures Project.
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Summary: Fourth Circuit Rejects Suspicionless, Forensic Searches of Devices at the Border in United States v. Kolsuz
Drawing on the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Riley v. California, a recent ruling extends new Fourth Amendment protections to travelers’ electronic devices at the border.
Whether Russia can claim immunity in the DNC’s lawsuit may turn on “where” the DNC was hacked. Precedent in the D.C. Circuit indicates that answering that question isn’t easy.
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