Matthew Tokson

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Matthew Tokson is a Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, writing on the Fourth Amendment and other topics in criminal law and procedure. He is also an affiliate scholar with Northeastern University's Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity. He previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to the Honorable David H. Souter of the United States Supreme Court, and as a senior litigation associate in the criminal investigations group of WilmerHale, in Washington, D.C.

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Trump’s Fourth Amendment Claims and the Strategy Behind the Challenge to the Mar-a-Lago Search

Trump’s challenge to the Mar-a-Lago search is based largely on Fourth Amendment claims. Those claims are unusual, interesting, ultimately meritless, and likely driven by strategic interests having little to do with constitutional law.