Supreme Court to Decide if Police Can Search Cell Phones

, New York Law Journal


In his Civil Rights and Civil Liberties column, Christopher Dunn of the New York Civil Liberties Union writes: In light of Edward Snowden's dramatic revelations about the federal government's sweeping collection of information about the phone calls we make, the emails we send, and the social media we use, the very notion of communications privacy is bordering on quaint naivete. Yet, things can always get worse, and the U.S. Supreme Court recently took two cases that threaten to do just that.

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Originally appeared in print as Supreme Court to Decide if Police Can Freely Search Cell Phones

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