• 9th Circuit, Privacy, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

    SCOTUS to SWAT Officer: No Prvcy 4 Ur Txts

    Today the Supreme Court decided City of Ontario v. Quon, a very important privacy case regarding a California SWAT officer who argued that the text messages sent on his work pager were entitled to privacy. The case has gained fame for two reasons — because oral argument revealed that the Supreme Justices are not very […]

    9 Comments / / Jun 17, 2010 at 1:08 PM
  • Privacy, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, Technology

    Text-ual Analysis at the Supreme Court

    Yesterday, I paid a visit to the Supreme Court to sit in on oral argument for City of Ontario v. Quon. The case is about a California SWAT officer who alleged that his privacy and constitutional rights were violated when his superiors reviewed the messages he sent out on his work-issued pager. A good number […]

    45 Comments / / Apr 20, 2010 at 11:16 AM
  • 9th Circuit, SCOTUS, Sex, Supreme Court, Technology

    SCOTUS Takes on Sexting

    As Quinn Emanuel folks are well aware (“CHECK YOU EMAILS”), there are many employees out there who are expected to be chained to their work at all times. The BlackBerry goes to bed with you, and not just because of its vibrate function. Sometimes the bedroom talk makes its way onto the BlackBerry. Such was […]

    52 Comments / / Dec 22, 2009 at 3:36 PM