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4th Circuit: Can’t search phones without suspicion (access required)

United States border authorities must have individualized, reasonable suspicion - but not a warrant - in order to forensically search a cellphone, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled May 9. The opinion is U.S. v. Kolsuz (VLW 018-2-091). The appeals court upheld a lower court’s decision to deny a Turkish man’s motion to suppress ...