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Should Cell Phone Searches Without A Warrant Be Legal?

The police in California can now search your cell phone or handheld device without a warrant for evidence for a case, according to a ruling issued today by the state's Supreme Court. The judges determined that police have the right to examine items they seize, which can range from text messages to app history to websites that [...]
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US Supreme Court Rules Unanimously That Cell Phone Searches Require A Warrant

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (6 months ago)

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Wednesday that police generally may not search cell phones of arrested individuals without first obtaining a search warrant. Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the opinion of the court. Roberts ... Read Post

Police can search cell phones without warrant, Canada rules

Technology : GigaOM (last week)

Police don't need a judge's permission to search a suspect's cell phone so long as they follow certain steps, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Thursday in a split decision that comes… Read Post

Cell Phone Search Requires A Warrant, Supreme Court Rules

Technology : TechCrunch (6 months ago)

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled this morning that police need warrants to search cellphones of people they arrest. In April, the Supreme Court looked at two cases, one involving a flip phone and the other a smartpho... Read Post


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