Police Need a Warrant to Search a Personal Computer

by | Jul 16, 2015

On June 5, 2015, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided the case of Commonwealth v. Sodomsky, 2015 PA Super 133 (Pa. Super. Ct. 2015), wherein it held that police need a warrant to search a personal computer, even where the computer was not in the possession of the defendant, but at a computer store for servicing.

To read a PDF copy of Sodomsky, click here.

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