Consent of one party to a communication has been held to eliminate the need for a warrant when tapping phones. This Comment will examine the consent doctrine under the laws of New York, the federal statutes and the United States Constitution. It will attempt to determine whether one person who has some communications with another can consent to having all the communications of the other monitored and, indeed, whether one-party consent is still a valid constitutional consideration.
Pen Register Evidence with One-Party Consent: Should It Be Admissible,
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