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#1 Tim the Beek

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 02:31 PM

They held unanimously today in Riley v California that, absent exigent circumstances, cell phones of people under arrest are not permitted to be searched without a warrant.

Far more civil libertarian than I would have expected from this bunch. :)



#2 JBetty

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 02:35 PM

:shocked:

 

 

I thought for sure this would go the other way.   :clap:

But then again, it doesn't seem like big business has a stake in it, so.....  



#3 Tim the Beek

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Posted 25 June 2014 - 02:38 PM

Well, there is that... :D



#4 Spidergawd

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 12:19 PM

I was shocked at this ruling.  Guess they figure they should throw us a bone, while they bone us in other ways.

 

Still, I'll take it!



#5 JBetty

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 01:12 PM

Knickknackpaddywhack'd



#6 Jim

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 06:07 PM

I was shocked at this ruling.  Guess they figure they should throw us a bone, while they bone us in other ways.

 

Still, I'll take it!

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#7 TEO

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Posted 26 June 2014 - 06:49 PM

Why not, the NSA has all that information anyways.