No Smartphone Lies Beyond the Reach of a Judicial Search Warrant (Op-Ed)


February 18, 2016 | The New York Times

No Smartphone Lies Beyond the Reach of a Judicial Search Warrant (Op-Ed)

By Cyrus Vance, Jr. 
iPhones are the first warrant-proof consumer products in American history. They compel law enforcement to deploy extraordinarily creative prosecutorial strategies – and obtain state-of-the-art tools – to carry out even the most basic steps of a criminal investigation. I applaud our federal colleagues for their…