Breaking News: Supreme Court rules Police must have search warrant for Cellphones

A pedestrian uses a smartphone as he walks along Market Street on June 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California.The Supreme Court struck a major blow in favor of digital privacy Wednesday by ruling unanimously that police generally need a warrant before searching the cellphone or personal electronic device of a person arrested.

In a sweeping opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts resoundingly rejected arguments that searches of digital devices for information are comparable to searches law enforcement officers often conduct for contraband after making an arrest.  Read more:

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