Warrantless Cell Phone Search Debated

On Tuesday, April 29, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on two cases that affect the privacy of the more than 90 percent of Americans who carry a cell phone. One of these cases is an appeal of a drug-dealing conviction from South Boston. U.S. v. Wurie, 13-212. The other is an appeal by a […]

Carry A Cell Phone? This Case is For You.

What could your phone reveal about your daily habits? Today’s phones reveal precise information about their owners’ locations—either via GPS or by tracking which cell phone towers it uses. This information can be valuable for law enforcement officials, who regularly seek cell phone records to track their suspects.