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Riley v. California
Citation:573 U.S. 373 (2014)
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Riley (Petitioner) was arrested for unlawful possession of concealed and loaded firearms. After they arrested him, police officers searched his cell phone without a warrant. On his phone, the police found evidence that they subsequently introduced against him at trial. He argued that the warrantless search violated the Fourth Amendment.
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