The Last Frontier: Seeking Out-of-State Discovery in State Court

May 17, 2017 By: Brandon Levitt

A party in litigation often needs to obtain discovery from a witness located out-of-state. In federal court, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure

Cyberlaw: Real-time cell tracking data and the Fourth Amendment

Sep 19, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A federal judge ruled that the government couldn’t obtain real-time cell-phone tracking data on an individual without a warrant. What tracking data can it get?

Facebook and the Stored Communications Act: What’s protected? (part 2)

Sep 13, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The SCA was enacted in 1986 and never anticipated the prevalence of social media. The protections it provides against state intrusions seem wholly inadequate.

Ruling requires warrant to obtain cellular location records

Aug 31, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A federal judge ruled last week that a warrant is needed to get cellular data logging the caller’s location over a 113-day period. What does this mean for the future?