SCOTUS rules warrants needed for cellphone search
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The Supreme Court struck a major blow in favor of digital privacy Wednesday by ruling unanimously that police generally need a warrant before searching the cellphone or personal electronic device of a person arrested.

In a sweeping opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts resoundingly rejected arguments that searches of digital devices for information are comparable to searches law enforcement officers often conduct for contraband after making an arrest.

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Supreme Court says police must get warrants for most cellphone searches – Washington Post
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Kirsten Luna from Michigan uses her smartphone outside the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled on June 25 that police must have a warrant before searching cellphones. (Win Mcnamee/Getty Images)

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