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SCOTUS Endorses Privacy Rights

Posted June 26th, 2014 @ 2:31pm

The U.S. Supreme Court is giving a sweeping endorsement of privacy rights.  The high court ruled 9-0 today that police must obtain warrants before searching suspects' cellphones.  Civil libertarians successfully argued that the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution covered cellphones in insuring the right of individuals to be "secure in their persons, houses, papers or effects."  

Joining me is Brian Landsberg, a professor at Pacific-McGeorge School of Law.


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