Supreme Court may need to decide how private a cellphone is

Chief Justice John Roberts didn’t hesitate last fall when a questioner asked him about the biggest constitutional challenge the Supreme Court faced. Roberts told the audience at Rice University in Houston that the court must identify “the fundamental principle underlying what constitutional protection is and apply it to new issues and new technology. I think that is going to be the real challenge for the next 50 years.” The court has started the process, of course. In the recently completed term...

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