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Prof. Volokh on the New Mexico aerial surveillance decision

As a follow-up to yesterday’s post about the New Mexico Supreme Court’s decision in State v. Norman Davis, which held that aerial surveillance by helicopter without a warrant can violate the Fourth Amendment, I thought you might be interested in … Continue reading

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NM Supreme Court hears case on aerial search with implications for drones

The New Mexico Supreme Court held oral argument earlier this week in the case of State v. Norman Davis, which asks whether aerial surveillance by police constitutes a search requiring a warrant. The Las Cruces-Sun News has published this account of … Continue reading

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Electronic Privacy Information Center files amicus brief asking NM Supreme Court to limit aerial surveillance

Earlier this year I wrote about the Court of Appeals’ decision in State v. Davis, which held that under the New Mexico Constitution, aerial surveillance by police constitutes a search requiring a warrant, or an exception to the warrant requirement. … Continue reading

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New Mexico Court of Appeals holds that aerial surveillance by police constitutes a search requiring a warrant

In an age when people are increasingly concerned about government’s use of various forms technology to spy on them, the Court of Appeals has signaled that there will be limits to police use of such technology. Last week, in an important expansion … Continue reading

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