Sixth Circuit Review

Volume 78 (2017)


A Growing Consensus: A Comment on United States v. Carpenter, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s Opportunity to Protect Privacy

Aaron Stevenson

This Comment examines the Sixth Circuit’s recent decision in United States v. Carpenter and analyzes the decision within the context of similar court decisions. It then looks at the facts of the Carpenter case, the court’s opinion, the law on which it rests, and similar circuit court decisions. This Comment then considers the effects of the decision, unanswered questions that remain, and the U.S. Supreme Court’s opportunity to review the case. Read Stevenson’s full Comment here.