Category Archives: Fourth Amendment

Seventh Circuit Upholds Warrantless Search of Cell Phones-USA v. Abel Flores-Lopez

Police currently have wide latitude to search the contents of cell phones – including text messages, voice mails, photos, Internet browsing history, and reams of other data – when searching an arrestee incident to arrest. In the Flores-Lopez case, an … Continue reading

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Fourth Amendment, GPS Surveillance

On November 8th, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in United States v. Jones, the case on whether installation and/or use of a GPS device on a suspect’s car to record the public places the car travels is a … Continue reading

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