Warrantless Cell Phone Searches Return to California

Privacy took another kick to the face when California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would require the police to obtain a warrant to search a mobile phone upon arrest of a suspect. » 10/10/11 3:51pm 10/10/11 3:51pm

There Will Be No More Warrantless Cell Phone Searches in California

Californians can finally breathe easy for having regained their privacy rights. A new law passed by the state Assembly bans the warrantless search of not just cell phones, but all portables that could conceivably send a message. Count your iPads safe, too. » 9/21/11 10:20am 9/21/11 10:20am