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  • Privacy in the Digital Age: Preserving the Fourth Amendment By Resolving the Circuit Split Over the Private Search Doctrine

    The circuit split of the federal courts has caused the lower courts in the United States to render very different decisions when applying the private-search doctrine to electronic storage devices. The lack of guidance on this issue is likely to promote injustice in a variety of scenarios, and the author argues that the Supreme Court needs to review this private-search doctrine and unify the courts.