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RILEY v. CALIFORNIA

Docket No.: 13-132
Argued: April 29, 2014
Decided: June 25, 2014

Topics:

Fourth Amendment, Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets, murder, privacy, probable cause, warrantless search

PartyNames: David Leon Riley v. California
Petitioner: David Leon Riley
Respondent: California

Court Below: Court of Appeal of California, Fourth Appellate District, Division One
Citation: 2013 WL 475242
Supreme Court Docket

David Leon Riley
v.
California
Consideration Limited:

LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTION:WHETHER EVIDENCE ADMITTED AT PETITIONER'S TRIAL WAS OBTAINED IN A SEARCH OF PETITIONER'S CELL PHONE THAT VIOLATED PETITIONER'S FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS.

Question Presented:

Whether or under what circumstances the Fourth Amendment permits police officers to conduct a warrantless search of the digital contents of an individual's cell phone seized from the person at the time of arrest.

RILEY v. CALIFORNIA
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 29, 2014

Listen to Oral Argument in RILEY v. CALIFORNIA
Holding: REVERSED
Vote: 9-0
Majority: Judgment Reversed, Chief Justice Case Remanded. Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan
Concurring: Alito
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