→ Law Enforcement’s Increased Use of License Plate Readers

An example1 of where technology will force a careful reexamination of current legal precedent with respect to privacy and “searches”2.


  1. Another such area if unmanned drones 

  2. I use the term to mean all types of legal searches from what is commonly thought of as a “search” to various “stop and frisk” type proceedings and everything else related to the concept. I will not try to explain each one and its intricacies since that area of the law is far outside my comfort zone. I suggest anything Orin Kerr writes over at Volokh Conspiracy if you want to read more about the intersection of technology and legal “searches”.