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RESEARCH PROJECT
As you know we live in a digital world where we are surrounded by electronic devices that enable us to communicate with each other wirelessly through cell phones, computers and a variety of other electronic equipment. Video cameras record traffic violations as well as observing pedestrian and vehicular traffic. However with this increased electronic monitoring comes more scrutiny of us as individuals. Your research assignment deals with an individual's digital information becoming available to governmental agencies on the local, state and federal levels and what safeguards are available to us as citizens.

The research project deals with the United States Supreme Court case of "Carpenter v. United States" decided on June 22, 2018. The question dealt with by the court was "Does the warrantless search and seizure of cell phone records which includes the location and movements of cell phone users violate the Fourth Amendment?". How did the Supreme Court vote in this case and who wrote the majority opinion? Do you agree or disagree with the opinion and WHY.

Your project should include an in-depth discussion of the following areas:
3rd Party Doctrine, Digital Privacy. Stored Communications Act of 1986, Fourth Amendment. What was the name of the trial court and the appellate court and what was their decision in the case. What were the details of why Carpenter was arrested by the FBI. Why was the FBI involved and not local law enforcement and what is your opinion of this decision?

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Carpenter v. United States was a Supreme Court decision delivered on June 22, 2018 relating to whether the search and seizure of cell phone records (including movements and locations of phone users) without a search warrant violates the Fourth Amendment. The court voted to hold the decision in a 5 to 4 decision written by Chief Justice Roberts (Roberts 177). The court held that accessing cellphone historical records comprising physical locations without a search warrant violated the Fourth Amendment. I strongly agree...

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