Supreme Court Rules that Warrantless Police Cellphone Searches are Illegal

It seems kind of silly that we need a Supreme Court ruling to tell us that something’s illegal that’s already illegal. Any kind of warrantless search or seizure is illegal. It’s a violation of the 4th Amendment. If police want to search your car, they’d better have a search warrant, which presupposes probable cause. If they want to search you, your house, or your cellphone, the same rule applies. It’s really quite simple. But the reason there’s a fight about what kinds of searches Read more […]