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Garrett Epps

Garrett Epps is a contributing writer for The Atlantic. He teaches constitutional law and creative writing for law students at the University of Baltimore. His latest book is American Justice 2014: Nine Clashing Visions on the Supreme Court.
IT Modernization

Want to Search That Cell Phone? Better Get a Warrant

The Supreme Court laid down a marker for privacy in the smartphone era Wednesday—and Chief Justice John Roberts showed a surprising new savviness about technology.

CIO Briefing

Why a Secret Court Won't Solve the Drone-Strike Problem

In our system, courts don't grant indulgences or offer absolution; they decide cases, and they don't advise the president.