10 Oct Supreme Court Agrees to Take On Warrantless Cellphone Search Case
The US Supreme Court has said that it is ready to hear the contentious Carpenter v. US case which is expected to generate significant implications in terms of privacy.
The case attracted a lot of attention due to the fact that Carpenter, the plaintiff, was convicted partly because of the cell site location information which authorities were able to gather since the current law does not require the federal government to obtain a warrant for based on the “third-party doctrine”.
Experts say that the case will force the Supreme court to consider if the decades-old legal theory had already been rendered obsolete.
Source: Washington Examiner