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Supreme Court to Hear First Cell Phone Location Data Case

Supreme Court to Hear First Cell Phone Location Data Case

2017-06-05 00:00:00

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a landmark case on whether the government needs a warrant to access a person’s cell phone location history. The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Michigan are co-counsel in the case, Carpenter v. United States.

“Cell phone location records can reveal countless private details of our lives, from where we sleep at night to where we worship, from the political rallies we attend to the doctors’ offices we visit,” said Dan Korobkin, deputy legal director of the ACLU of Michigan.

Ehlena and Wonder’s Supreme Court Case: The Right and Wrong Way to Treat Students with Disabilities

Ehlena and Wonder’s Supreme Court Case: The Right and Wrong Way to Treat Students with Disabilities

2016-10-26 00:00:00

The story behind the disability rights case being argued in the U.S. Supreme Court on Halloween is a story about the contrast between kindness and cruelty, a story about the right way and the wrong way to treat kids with disabilities.

SCOTUS Rules Police Need a Warrant for Your Cellphone

SCOTUS Rules Police Need a Warrant for Your Cellphone

2014-06-25 00:00:00

Today, the Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that the police need warrants to search the cellphones of people they arrest.

This is a milestone ruling, as our laws have too often lagged behind advances in technology.

Celebrate today's win by downloading our privacy cellphone lock screen image. Click here to save.

Why I Am Hopeful

Why I Am Hopeful

2011-01-04 00:00:00

For the last week, I’ve been posting my New Year’s wishes on my Facebook page. I only got to #4 when I was overrun by comments of unrelenting skepticism and shock, albeit affectionate, from my friends.

What was my apparently outrageous hope? I wished that Michigan's State Supreme Court becomes a national model whose every decision embodies intellectual integrity and wisdom.

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