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Strike a blow for privacy.  In a rare unanimous decision in an important Fourth Amendment case, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that police officers who arrest someone must get a warrant before searching their cellphone.

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Ilann M. Maazel

Ilann is a civil rights lawyer, partner at Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady (U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Civil Rights “Law Firm of the Year”), Civil Rights Litigation Columnist for the New York Law Journal, writer, pianist, and composer. Ilann helped save the High Line in New York City, and has brought class actions on behalf of hundreds of disabled preschool children in New York City, thousands of inmates in New York City prisons, and millions of Americans surveilled by the National Security Agency. Ilann has represented Martha Stewart, the NAACP, the Children’s Aid Society, the New York City Council, and thousands of civil rights plaintiffs in cases involving police and prison misconduct, disability abuse, discrimination, wrongful death, bullying, and children’s rights. He also represents a number of institutions and individuals in complex commercial and intellectual property disputes, and counsels high-level executives in compensation and employment matters. Ilann is a “Super Lawyer,” Legal Services Pro Bono Leader, Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Publico award winner, Coro Leadership fellow, and recipient of an Echoing Green Public Service Fellowship, awarded to “outstanding individuals who are committed to public service work.” As pianist, Ilann has recorded for Universal Classics & Jazz and Decca, and has performed in Lincoln Center and throughout Europe. See www.ecbalaw.com

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