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Carpenter v. United States
Citation:138 S. Ct. 2206 (2018)
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Carpenter (Defendant) was charged with robbery after government investigators searched his cell phone records to connect him to the crimes. The government had requested cell-site location information (“CSLI”) from the wireless company to obtain Carpenter’s location data, without requesting a search warrant to do so. Carpenter moved to suppress the cell-site data that the wireless carriers had provided to federal agents, but the district court denied the motion. Carpenter was then convicted of the crimes.
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