Tag Archives: 08-3030

Supreme Court Gives D.C. Circuit High Marks for October 2011 Term

The Supreme Court affirmed the D.C. Circuit in three out of the four cases it heard during the term that ended last Thursday. Two of the three opinions the high court affirmed were authored by Judge Ginsburg, who took senior status in October.   Continue reading

Kerr on the Mosaic Theory of the Fourth Amendment

Orin S. Kerr (George Washington University Law School) has posted The Mosaic Theory of the Fourth Amendment, 110 Mich. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2012), on SSRN. Continue reading

D.C. Circuit Revives Excessive Force Case Against D.C. Cops

Days before five Supreme Court justices vindicated his “mosaic” theory of Fourth Amendment search by GPS in United States v. Jones [PDF], Judge Ginsburg issued another Fourth Amendment opinion that may be just as unpopular with the Metropolitan Police Department. Continue reading

GPS Dissenter, Chief Judge Sentelle to Speak on Privacy and Technology

Chief Judge David Sentelle will participate in a panel entitled “Privacy vs. Free Speech in the Age of Mass Media, 21st Century Communications and Social Media,” this Saturday, October 29, from 2:00-4:00pm at the Washington Post Conference Center, 1150 15th ST., NW, Washington, D.C. Continue reading