|Professor Jeffrey Fisher|
else had given up hope of defeating mandatory guidelines.
The second case is US v. Wurie, a federal case arising from the warrantless search of an old-school flip phone. Police arrested Wurie and searched his cell phone log without a warrant, then used that information to convict him at trial. Wurie won at the First Circuit, but cert was granted on the government question of "whether the Fourth Amendment permits the police, without obtaining a warrant, to review the call log of a cell phone found on a person who had been lawfully arrested." Wurie's brief in opposition is here.
EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) filed an amicus brief in Riley and EFF's Hanni Fakhoury, who spoke at our recent CLE, discusses the issue here.
SCOTUSBlog's analysis and links are here.