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Appeals Court Says Popularity of Cell Phones Isn’t Enough for Probable Cause for a Search

The assumption that most people own a cell phone would not automatically justify an open-ended warrant to search a home anytime officers seek a person’s phone If you have a cell phone, you’re in good company. According to the Pew Research Center on Internet & Technology, about 95 percent of Americans own a cell phone...
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Will Tech Make It Possible for Police to Predict Crime?

The company behind police tasers is introducing a body camera that will enable police to “anticipate criminal activity.” Several years ago, Steven Spielberg made a movie called “Minority Report,” in which police officers in the future used technology to predict crimes. They were able to “see” crimes before they happened, and they arrested the future...
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Sessions’ Tough Policy on Drugs Fails to Lead to More Prosecutions

  Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pledged a get-tough approach to drug crimes in America that would lead to longer sentences for possession and dealing in drugs. However, the hardline approach is not translating into more arrests, reported CBS. Indeed, drug prosecutions dropped during the first five months of the Trump presidency. Sessions has spoken...
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