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06.09.21 | Articles, Books & Journals

Hey SIRI, Does the Fifth Amendment Protect My Passcode?

New York Law Journal

The application of the Fifth Amendment to law enforcement demands for cellphone passcodes has developed into a constitutional quagmire for the lower courts. With the Supreme Court resisting opportunities for specific guidance, right now the application of the right against self-incrimination to this overwhelmingly important modern technology depends heavily on the state or federal jurisdiction where a person is located. We explore the issue in this article: “Hey SIRI, Does the Fifth Amendment Protect My Passcode?”

Hey SIRI, Does the Fifth Amendment Protect My Passcode? (PDF | 216.76 KB)