TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 22, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that police generally need a search warrant to review cell phone data, ABC News reports. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion that the government is obligated to get a warrant before compelling a wireless company to provide data such as a user’s location and other records. “The fact that such information is gathered by a third party does not make it any less deserving of Fourth Amendment protection,” Roberts wrote.