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Court of Appeals' 'Facebook' Decision Leaves Many Questions Open

, New York Law Journal


Maurice J. Recchia writes: Despite the potential for addressing broad substantive issues of privacy and freedom from unreasonable search and seizure, and issues of federalism and the applicability of a federal statute which establishes procedures a government body can use to compel information, the Court of Appeals in its recent Facebook decision hewed to the narrow procedural framework of the case and declined to address the broader issues.

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