The Legality of Searches of Cell Phones Seized During Arrests

, New York Law Journal


In their Privacy Matters column, Richard Raysman, a partner at Holland & Knight, and Peter Brown, the principal at Peter Brown & Associates, describe the historical background and recent relevant Fourth Amendment jurisprudence on "searches incident to arrest"; describe the two cases that are to be argued forthcoming at the Supreme Court; and posit analysis and predictions on the outcomes of the case based on precedents, the ideological makeup of the court, and the policy implications.

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