In the Carpenter case, the FBI obtained 12,898 location points that recorded the Defendant’s location over a period of 127 days. The FBI secured the data from the wireless carriers without first securing a warrant based upon probable cause. Was a warrant required?
“They didn’t read me my rights.” At some point during the representation, a majority of my client’s will enthusiastically inform me that the police never read them their Miranda Rights. What happens if the police do not read a suspect his or her rights? (more…)