Supreme Court: Cops Need Warrant to Search Cellphones

Supreme Court Cellphone Searches
AP

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police need a warrant to search a person's cellphone, even when someone is placed under arrest. The high court ruled against the Obama administration in an 8 to 1 decision. The current law is that police can search anything on a person when they make an arrest, but opponents argue that smartphones are different because they hold personal information.

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