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Indiana Supreme Court Rules that Suspect Did not have to Unlock Her Cell Phone for Police Would Violate 5th Amendment

| Jun 28, 2020 | Firm News

The Indiana Supreme Court ruled today that a person cannot be required by the police or the court to unlock their cell phone to give the state information against them in a criminal case as it would violate her 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination unless the state could prove that the it already had the information contained on the cell phone. For a more detailed review of the case go to https://www.in.gov/judiciary/opinions/pdf/06232001lhr.pdf

Prepared by Richard A. Mann of Mann Law, P.C. Attorneys at Law, www.rmannlawoffice.com
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