November 1, 2016
Case: United States v. Papaya Cellular
A writ of certiorari is granted on the following two questions:
- Whether the court of appeals erred in concluding that it would cause an “undue burden” on Papaya Cellular, within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. 2703(d), to require it to write software to override its encryption technology and disaggregate a particular subscriber’s historical cell site information to assist in an ongoing terrorism investigation.
- Whether the court of appeals erred in concluding that disclosure of the historical cell site information would violate the Fourth Amendment.
Hon. John Paul Stevens, Associate Justice (Ret.), U.S. Supreme Court
Hon. David J. Barron ’94, U.S. Court of Appeals for The First Circuit
Hon. Alison J. Nathan, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
The Daniel J. Meltzer Memorial Team
Best Overall, Best Brief
Amanda Mundell, Best Oralist
Trenton Van Oss
Connor Winn, Oralist
The Lucy Stone Memorial Team
Caroline Trusty, Oralist
Mengjie Zou, Oralist