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In a ruling that could have a significant impact on technology-related criminal cases, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that the Fifth Amendment’s protection against self-incrimination extends to prohibiting law enforcement from forcing a defendant to give up passwords for electronic devices.

P.J. D'Annunzio

Reporter at the Legal Intelligencer covering public corruption, federal courts, and breaking news.

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