Some Thoughts About a Former Colleague

Justice John Paul Stevens (Ret.)

Bookends: Justice Stevens and Justice Scalia

Gregory P. Magarian

Justice Stevens and the Arc of Precedent

Judge David J. Barron

Justice Stevens, The Writer

Sonja R. West

Cutting Through: Thirteen Ways of Looking at Justice Stevens

Abner S. Greene

The Third-Party Doctrine and the Future of the Cloud

Neil Richards
When the government seeks electronic documents held in the cloud, what legal standard should apply? This simple question raises fundamental questions about the future of our civil liberties in the digital world. In a series of cases, government lawyers have argued that information shared with digital intermediaries—including emails and cloud-stored documents—can be seized without a warrant. Their argument rests upon a controversial Fourth Amendment principle known as the “Third-Party Doctrine,”…