NACDL - United States v. Ulbricht

United States v. Ulbricht

Amicus Curiae Brief of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Support of Defendant-Appellant and Arguing Reversal.

Brief filed: 01/18/2016

Documents

United States v. Ulbricht

2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; Case No. 15-1815

Prior Decision

Decision below 2014 WL 5090039 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 10, 2014).

Argument

The warrants issued in this case lacked a limiting statement of particularity and were therefore unconstitutional, violating the original intent of the Fourth Amendment, extant historical and contemporary jurisprudence, and this Court’s case law.

Author(s)

Steven R. Morrison, University of North Dakota School of Law, Grand Forks, ND; Joel B. Rudin, Law Offices of Joel B. Rudin, New York, NY.