In an extremely important decision issued last week, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the police must obtain a search warrant before looking at the data contained in the cell phone of someone who has been arrested. The name of the case is Riley v. California. It overruled a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court...
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a series of decisions recently regarding the legality of police searches which resulted from drug-detecting dog alerts and led to the arrest of a suspect. (more…)