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EPIC Amicus Curiae Briefs

EPIC frequently files amicus curiae, or "friend of the court", briefs in federal and state appellate cases concerning emerging privacy and civil liberties issues.

We work closely with technical experts and legal scholars, members of the EPIC Advisory Board, on these briefs. EPIC's amicus briefs assist judges in their analyses of novel privacy issues, often involving new technology. Many of these cases are complex and technical. Judges often acknowledge EPIC's briefs in their opinions, and have expressed gratitude for EPIC's participation in important cases. EPIC's decision to participate as amicus in a particular case typically follows an extensive review of matters pending before federal and state courts.

Interested in potential amicus opportunities in pending privacy, civil liberties, and technology cases? Visit the EPIC Amicus Tracker.

Search results for: Wiretapping

Dahda v. United States 138 S. Ct. 1491 (2018)
U.S. Supreme Court | Wiretapping

Whether cell phone communications collected under an invalid wiretap order should be excluded from evidence pursuant to the Wiretap Act

Marquis v. Google SJC 12103
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court | Wiretapping

Whether Google's interception of e-mail is a violation of the MA Wiretap Act

SEC v. Galleon 622 F.3d 159 (2d Cir. 2010)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit | Wiretapping

Whether an individual is required to turn over more than 18,000 wiretapped conversations acquired by the government in a criminal case when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) compels the disclosure of such material in a separate but related civil case