Border Phone Searches Don't Need Warrant, US Tells 1st Circ.

By Brian Dowling (October 1, 2020, 1:37 PM EDT) -- Border officials should be able to confiscate and search a traveler's smartphone or laptop without probable cause and a warrant, U.S. government lawyers told the First Circuit on Wednesday, asking the court to reverse a finding that basic device searches require reasonable suspicion....

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