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High Court To Take Piecemeal Approach On New Tech Privacy

Law360, New York (January 21, 2014, 8:42 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to determine whether police need a warrant to search an arrested suspect's cellphone, moving to update one constitutional protection for the modern age, but experts say the justices will likely steer clear of broad declarations on how the Fourth Amendment applies to today's technology.

The high court will take up the question of whether the Fourth Amendment prohibits the warrantless search of an individual's cellphone incident to arrest — during or immediately after an arrest — through its consideration of...
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