But if you want to further indulge in this discussion, check out my pal Eric Crusius discussing the matter on television yesterday:
Monday, November 3, 2014
Cops Can Use Your Fingerprint to Unlock Your Phone
A Virginia judge has ruled that a suspect can be required to unlock his cell phone with his fingerprint, even though they can't be required to unlock the cell phone with a password (WSJ article here). While it seems that a lot of media has picked up on this decision (a timely tie-in to the release of the new iPhones that have the fingerprint scanning technology?), it helps to remember that this decision was issued by a Virginia Circuit Court judge, not the United States Supreme Court.