A blog of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section

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By Robert Barnes
Published January 17
The Supreme Court will take the next step in applying traditional notions of privacy to emerging advances in technology, announcing Friday it will consider whether police need a warrant to search the contents of a cellphone they seize when making an arrest.Government officials contend cellphones are no different than other items that the court over the years has said police may search when they find them on the individuals they arrest.

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