Warrantless border searches of electronics may be illegal, court rules

A Massachusetts federal court declined Thursday to throw out a suit challenging the U.S. government’s practice of conducting warrantless digital device searches at borders and airports. The Trump administration had tried to have the lawsuit dismissed, but Judge Denise Casper determined that the suit had “plausibly alleged” that such searches violated constitutional protections against unreasonable searches and seizures.

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