On June 17, 2010, in a decision authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously overturned a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a case involving an employee’s assertion that a government employer had violated the Fourth Amendment by unreasonably obtaining and reviewing personal text messages sent and received on employer-issued pagers.  Click here to read our Client Alert about this important decision.

In case you were wondering, we previously reported on the Ninth Circuit’s decision, and denial of rehearing en banc, in Quon v. Arch Wireless here and here.