‘We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Warrants’

If you have a cellphone, police can use it to track your location any time they want without a warrant. That’s the opinion of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, supporting earlier rulings by two other appeals courts. According to the ruling, cell phone users can expect no Fourth Amendment protection regarding their records because the cell phone company already keeps that information for its own use. This data “clearly is a business record,” the court said, and police do not even require probable Read more […]