No. 90-8343.

936 F.2d 1249 (1991)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Byron Lester THOMPSON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

July 30, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

W. Gaston Fairey, Columbia, S.C., for defendant-appellant.

Joseph D. Newman, Asst. U.S. Atty., Savannah, Ga., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before KRAVITCH and COX, Circuit Judges, and RONEY, Senior Circuit Judge.

RONEY, Senior Circuit Judge:

We hold that information obtained from a pen register placed on a telephone can be used as evidence in a criminal trial even if the court order authorizing its installation does not comply with the statutory requirements. The Supreme Court has held that the installation of a pen register does not constitute a search under the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution and does not warrant invocation...

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