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The Fifth Amendment, Cell Phones and Search Incident: A Response to Password Protected? Susan W. Brenner

The Fifth Amendment, Cell Phones and Search Incident: A Response to Password Protected?

Susan W. Brenner

Published 2011
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While I agree with much of what Professor Adam Gershowitz says in his Article Password Protected? Can a Password Save Your Cell Phone from a Search Incident to Arrest?, I believe two areas require a response. Section I of this Essay will address theMoreWhile I agree with much of what Professor Adam Gershowitz says in his Article Password Protected? Can a Password Save Your Cell Phone from a Search Incident to Arrest?, I believe two areas require a response. Section I of this Essay will address the first issue, the utility of password-protecting or otherwise securing the contents of cell phones. Section II of this Essay will address the second issue, the role, if any, the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination plays with regard to police requests for someone’s password.Article online at: http://www.uiowa.edu/~ilr/bulletin/IL...Article responds to:http://www.uiowa.edu/~ilr/issues/ILR_...