Court Rules Against Warrantless Collection of Cellphone Location Data

In a groundbreaking case, the US Supreme Court reversed a lower court's decision regarding cellphone location tracking and law enforcement. In a 5-4 decision, the justices declared that police need warrants to gather phone location data that they wish to use as evidence in trials. The decision was a reversal and remanded a decision by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://tenta.com/blog/post/2018/06/supreme-court-warrantless-location-data