Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Jeffrey L. Fisher , Stanford, CA, for Petitioner Riley.
Edward C. Dumont , San Diego, CA, for Respondent California.
Michael R. Dreeben , for the United States as amicus curiae, by special leave of the Court, supporting the Respondent.
Patrick Morgan Ford , Law Office of Patrick Morgan Ford, San Diego, CA, Donald B. Ayer , Jones Day, Washington, DC, Jeffrey L. Fisher , Counsel of Record, Stanford Law School, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford, CA, for Petitioner Riley.
Kamala D. Harris , Attorney General of California, Edward C. Dumont , Solicitor General, Dane R. Gillette , Chief Assistant Attorney General, Julie L. Garland , Senior Assistant Attorney General, Steven T. Oetting , Craig J. Konnoth , Deputy Solicitors General, Christine M. Levingston Bergman , Counsel of Record, Deputy Attorney General, State of California Department of Justice, San Diego, CA, for Respondent California.
Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. , Solicitor General, Counsel of Record, Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for the United States.
Judith H. Mizner , Counsel of Record, Federal Defender Office, for Respondent Wurie.
Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. , Solicitor General, Counsel of Record, Mythili Raman , Acting Assistant Attorney General, Michael R. Dreeben , Deputy Solicitor General, John F. Bash , Assistant to the Solicitor General, Robert A. Parker , Michael A. Rotker , Attorneys, Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for the United States.
Supreme Court of United States.
Chief Justice ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.
These two cases raise a common question: whether the police may, without a warrant, search digital information on a cell phone seized from an individual who has been arrested.
In the first case, petitioner David Riley was stopped by a police officer for driving with expired registration tags. In the course of the stop, the officer also learned that Riley's license had been suspended...
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