Day: August 31, 2020


Divided NJ Supreme Court Rules Police Can Compel Cell Phone Access

In State v. Robert Andrews, (A-72-18/082209) (Decided August 10, 2020), the New Jersey Supreme Court held that a defendant can be compelled to disclose a cellphone password. According to the four-member majority, requiring defendants to unlock their phones does not violate the Self- Incrimination Clause of the Fifth Amendment to