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John G. Roberts, Jr.

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  • Cellphone ruling could slow investigations, police say

    Cellphone ruling could slow investigations, police say
    The cops and deputies who patrol the streets of Los Angeles could be hampered and investigations slowed as a result of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that says law enforcement officers must obtain a warrant before searching the contents of a smartphone or...
  • Supreme Court rules police cannot search smartphones without warrant

    Supreme Court rules police cannot search smartphones without warrant
    The Supreme Court brought the constitutional right of personal privacy into the digital era Wednesday, ruling unanimously that police may not search a smartphone or similar device without a warrant from a judge. The decision is the court’s most...
  • Supreme Court trims, rather than gutting, investor class actions

    Ruling on Halliburton Co.'s appeal in a securities law case, the Supreme Court on Monday made it a bit harder for investors — including just about every American with a 401(k) — to recover the share value they lost when a public company's...
  • Aereo loses Supreme Court case against TV broadcasters

    Aereo loses Supreme Court case against TV broadcasters
    The Supreme Court has ruled that Aereo, a start-up company that streams local TV signals to consumers over the Internet via remote antennas, violates the Copyright Act. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court dismissed Aereo's argument that it was merely...
  • Police need warrants to search smartphones, Supreme Court rules

    WASHINGTON A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday dialed up privacy protections for the 21st century, ruling that police need warrants before searching smartphones. In an emphatic decision, the court said smartphones must be screened off from warrantless...
  • First cellphones, then maybe guns

    You reported that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said that “because digital devices had changed how people live, laws on privacy must be updated.” You also noted that the decision mocked the argument of there being no distinction between...
  • Bruce Allen Murphy: Why Scalia agrees police need warrants to search cellphones

    Bruce Allen Murphy: Why Scalia agrees police need warrants to search cellphones
    Some law-and-order conservatives may be disappointed that Antonin Scalia did not dissent in the U.S. Supreme Court's new decision banning warrantless police cellphone searches, but his historical, originalist jurisprudential theory occasionally leads...
  • Inmate hopes to be out by July Fourth

    The federal judge now looking into whether a Hampton man should be given credit for 196 days of incarceration wants more court documents — and says he is aware of the "time-sensitive" nature of the dispute. Joshua Paternoster-Cozart, 29, says...
  • Mixed verdict on Supreme Court in 'Uncertain Justice,' 'Court of One'

    Mixed verdict on Supreme Court in 'Uncertain Justice,' 'Court of One'
    The U.S. Supreme Court is majestic, immensely powerful and deceptively fragile. It commands by the power of reason, and its justices are, as the great Robert Jackson once observed, not "final because we are infallible, but we are infallible only because...
  • Supreme Court deals setback to young relatives of legal immigrants

    Supreme Court deals setback to young relatives of legal immigrants
    Foreign-born grandchildren, nieces and nephews of Americans and legal immigrants will lose their place in line to obtain a visa if they reach age 21 before the process is complete, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. Upholding a disputed part of the law...
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