Can the police really grab your cellphone, search it and use it without a warrant if you’re arrested? Two attorneys who argued this question before the Supreme Court will join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a public event on Monday.
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Perhaps the most-interesting case heard this week in the Supreme Court affects the most Americans: Can police search your cellphone without obtaining a warrant, if you are arrested?
Can the police really grab your cellphone, search it and use it without a warrant if you’re arrested? Two cases in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday seek to answer those questions, but it all may depend on what kind of phone you have.