The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is a limitation on both state and federal government power to make arrests, search people and their property, and seize objects and contraband, such as illegal drugs or weapons. These policy limits are the bedrock of search and seizure law and are ultimately at the root of your right to privacy.
Preparation
Analyze the following U.S. Supreme Court case:

Carpenter v. United States [PDF].

Instructions
Write a 3–4 pages in which you:

Prepare a two-page case brief of Carpenter v. United States and the Supreme Court’s extension of Fourth Amendment protection to cell phones and locations.

Use the Case Brief Template [DOCX].

Explain the dissenting opinions of Justices Gorsuch, Alito, Thomas, and Kennedy, including your understanding of their arguments and whether the arguments are valid.
Support your writing with at least three credible, relevant, and appropriate academic sources.
Write in an articulate and well-organized manner that is grammatically correct and free of spelling, typographical, formatting, and/or punctuation errors

LEG420

Case Brief

Name of Case
Facts of the Case

Procedural History

Issue(s)

Decision by the Court

Reasoning and Rule of Law Applied by the Court

Analysis and Importance of the Case

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