City of Ontario v. Quon

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5 Feb, 2010

Quon Topside Brief Filed

2019-03-18T18:48:14-05:00February 5th, 2010|Tags: , , , |

Today, the Petitioner’s Brief and Joint Appendix were filed in City of Ontario, et al. v. Quon, et al., No. 08-1332.  The Quon case involves the issue of whether the search of a government-issued text-messaging pager used by a SWAT member to send and receive hundreds of personal messages violates the Fourth Amendment right to unreasonable searches [...]

23 Dec, 2009

Christmas Week News

2019-03-18T18:48:14-05:00December 23rd, 2009|Tags: , , , , , , |

Legal blogs continue to buzz over the Court’s grant last week in City of Ontario v. Quon, (08-1332). While Scotus Wiki added a new page for the case, both Nolo’s Employment Law Blog and Slate’s Double XX Blog discussed the case at length. Last week, Orin Kerr at the Volokh Conspiracy noted that the Ninth [...]

15 Dec, 2009

Court Grants City of Ontario v. Quon and Two Others

2019-03-18T18:48:14-05:00December 15th, 2009|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Yesterday, the Supreme Court granted three cert petitions and called for the Solicitor General’s view on another. In City of Ontario v. Quon, No. 08-1332, the Court will determine whether government employers may monitor employees’ text messages transmitted with a government-issued pager. The questions presented are: 1. Whether a SWAT team member has a reasonable [...]