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Supreme Court hears arguments in important 4th Amendment case (November 29, 2017).
On November 29, 2017 the Court will hear oral arguments in Carpenter v. United States.
This case gives us a chance to review the progression of the 4th Amendment - our privacy from government intrusion.
In this case, Carpenter and Sanders were convicted of a series of robberies based on their cell phone location data. The FBI got the information from Carpenter and Sanders' cell phone service providers without a warrant.
The Supreme Court will be deciding whether the 4th Amendment should have applied.
See our Argument Explainer for the full report.
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