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Justices: ‘Get a warrant’ to search cellphones

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WASHINGTON — In a strong defense of digital age privacy, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled today that police may not generally search the cellphones of people they arrest without first getting search warrants.

Cellphones are powerful devices unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest, Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court. Because the phones contain so much information, police must get a warrant before looking through them, Roberts said.

“Modern cellphones are not just another technological…

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