Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Warrantless Search of Cell Phone Data Barred Unless Necessary for Officer's Safety or to Preserve Evidence

The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today that the Fourth Amendment prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures requires police to obtain a warrant before searching data stored in a cell phone that has been seized from its owner in the course of a lawful arrest when the search is not necessary to protect the safety of law enforcement officers and there are no exigent circumstances.

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