Law enforcement cannot force suspects to reveal the passcodes that protect their phones, according to a federal judge. The ruling was part of a case against former Citi employees accused of insider trading. The Securities and Exchange Commission believes proof of the insider trading details exists on the employees' smartphones. Show More Summary
A federal court has ruled that the fifth amendment can cover the passcode on an employee’s phone even if it was given to them by their employer. The case involves two data analysts for Capital One who were accused of insider trading....Show More Summary
A recent opinion issued in a prosecution by the Securities and Exchange Commission seems to indicate the government can't force members of the public to hand over passwords without violating the Fifth Amendment. But the details suggest...Show More Summary
Fifth Amendment protections apparently extend to a person’s cell phone password. At least that is the opinion of US District Judge Mark Kearney. Two former employees of Capital One are not required to disclose the passcodes they used on their company phones. Show More Summary
In TV shows and in movies, sometimes you see characters exercise their Fifth Amendment rights, which basically means that they won’t say or do anything that incriminates themselves. Now with technology being so advanced, has the law caught up with it? It turns out that it might have, thanks to a recent ruling in a federal trial court in Pennsylvania. Show More Summary
We hope you’re never in a situation where you ever find yourself in police custody, but if for some reason you do end up detained, it may behoove you to know that — according to a new Pennsylvania court ruling — you don’t have to give your phone’s passcode to officers. Apparently, US District Judge...
Fingerprint mobe locks, however … not so much The Feds can't make suspects give up their company-issued smartphone passcodes because doing so violates the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution.…
A federal court has ruled that passcodes for cell phones are protected under the Fifth Amendment.
A judge in the U.S District Court for the Northern District of California has ruled that the organization behind undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood cannot plead the Fifth Amendment to avoid handing over any materials related...Show More Summary
After months of delays, the Game has finally announced the full details of his upcoming album The Documentary 2. The thematic successor to 2004's The Documentary arrives October 9 via Blood Money/Fifth Amendment/Entertainment One Music. Show More Summary
Back when Verizon sued to overturn the FCC's original, flimsier 2010 net neutrality rules, the telco argued that the FCC was aggressively and capriciously violating the company's First and Fifth Amendment rights. "Broadband networks are the modern-day microphone by which their owners engage in First Amendment speech," Verizon claimed at the time. Show More Summary
How should a congressional committee respond when a witness before the Committee asserts his Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination, and refuses to provide the testimony or documents sought by investigators? The options available to the Committee were discussed by the Congressional Research Service in a new memorandum. Show More Summary
In a sport that never stops moving, even MMA junkies can struggle to keep up with all the latest news. If you missed any part of the only story that really mattered on Monday, catch up with “The Comeback.”Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...)
Nick Diaz kept quiet during his disciplinary hearing this afternoon before Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), invoking his Fifth Amendment right as to not incriminate himself. He broke that silence moments after the "ridiculous"...Show More Summary
In a hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday regarding a failed test for marijuana, UFC competitor Nick Diaz repeatedly invoked the “Fifth Amendment.” That number came back to haunt the 32-year-old, when the NSAC slapped him with a five-year ban, along with a hefty fine. Diaz tested positive after losing a UFC 183 main-event […]
Nick Diaz may have repeatedly pleaded the Fifth Amendment today before the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but he had plenty to say to reporters after the proceedings came to an end.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos
Hillary Clinton’s former IT staffer who is asserting his Fifth Amendment right not to answer self-incriminating questions rejected two Senate chairmen’s request for sneak peek at what he’d say if given immunity. In a Wednesday letter obtained by POLITICO, Bryan … Continued
(Scott Johnson) Bryan Pagliano is the former State Department staffer who just advised congressional committees seeking his testimony of his intention to assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. The Washington Post’s Rosalind S. Show More Summary
Last week, State Department Bryan Pagliano has already said he would invoke his Fifth Amendment rights if subpoenaed by the Senate Judiciary...