The Right to Privacy - Search of Cellphones for Evidence

In a huge victory for the right to privacy over the need of law enforcement to investigate crimes, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that unless exigent circumstances are present, police may not search the cellphones of criminal suspects without a warrant. Riley v. California (2014)(the current cases are U.S. v. Wurie (13-212) and Riley v. California (13-132)).
Steven J. Topazio is a Boston Criminal Attorney who has earned an “AV” Rating from The Martindale-Hubbell, a 10.0 Superb rating from AVVO, and is a member of Super Lawyers.