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Government Needs a Warrant To Get Cell Phone Location Data, ACLU Says In Brief to Appeals Court


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Government Needs a Warrant To Get Cell Phone Location Data, ACLU Says In Brief to Appeals Court

MILWAUKEE - On Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Wisconsin, along with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, filed a friend of the court brief with the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago arguing that the Fourth Amendment requires law enforcement officials to get a warrant before they may obtain information about the location of a suspect’s cell phone from the suspect’s cell phone company.

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