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JP Greer

Warrantless Search of Cell Phones By Police

Posted Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at 9:23 AM
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  • Get a warrent!!!!!

    -- Posted by Cookster on Tue, Dec 4, 2012, at 1:21 PM
  • I think you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in your phone. Warrant.

    -- Posted by Sony on Wed, Dec 5, 2012, at 8:45 AM
  • No. Such violations of privacy are clearly nothing but authoritarian power grabs by security bureaucracies who have little interest in Constitutional rights.

    -- Posted by jlees on Mon, Dec 10, 2012, at 12:09 AM
  • Until the law catches up with new technology, we will be subject to police taking advantage of the courts ignorance. You have one option when ever in a vehicle, place the phone entirely out of reach. Lock it in the glove box if possible, or just toss it in the back areas of the car. So long as it is outside of your grasp when the they come up to your car, they are not allowed to search that device.

    -- Posted by A. View Point on Thu, Dec 13, 2012, at 1:24 PM
  • I say get a warrant. How is a phone/smart phone any different than your home computer? Police are not allowed to just enter your home and log on or take it to search, so to me a phone is not any different..

    -- Posted by krisv on Mon, Dec 17, 2012, at 12:16 PM
  • Absolutely not! There are too many abuses by authority already. Get a warrant.

    -- Posted by JTennant on Mon, Dec 17, 2012, at 6:28 PM
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