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Florida Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant to Search Cellphones

The Florida Supreme Court delivered a blow to law enforcement officials Thursday, ruling 5-2 that police needed a search warrant to access the data stored on an arrested person's cellphone.

The decision came in the closely watched case of Cedric Smallwood and involved the 2008 robbery of a convenience store in Jacksonville.

Source: Tampa Bay Times. Read full article. (link)

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