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Trump v. Hawaii

Trump v. Hawaii is one of the most covered cases this judicial term, surpassed perhaps only by Masterpiece. Trump v. Hawaii involves the President’s most recent travel ban, issued on September 24, 2017, which is the third of the travel ban Proclamations (EO-3). EO-3 restricted the entry of all nationals

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Collins v. Virginia

Collins v. Virginia is an undecided Supreme Court case heard in the January term. It involves Fourth Amendment protections within what both sides call the ‘curtilage’ – including areas of private property like driveways, parking patios, and open fields. Relevant to this case are two primary doctrines: the protection of

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Carpenter v. US

Nathan Wessler for the petitioner, Michael Dreeben for the respondent. Carpenter v. US has been dubbed one of the most influential Fourth Amendment cases of this era. According to Oyez: In April 2011, police arrested four men in connection with a series of armed robberies. One of the men confessed to the

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