Prof. Gershman asks how digital communication has changed privacy rights

In his blog on Huffington Post, Professor Bennett Gershman explores the issue of privacy in the age of digital communication. Two cases currently before the Supreme Court– Riley v. California and United States v. Wurie–raise the issue of whether police need a warrant before searching the cell phone of someone who has been arrested.

“The Supreme Court is now poised to decide the very difficult question of how the Constitution balances the tension between individual privacy in digital technology and the government’s need to investigate crimes by searches and seizures,” reads one paragraph of Professor Gershman’s post.

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