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Electronic Frontier Foundation Argues in New Jersey Supreme Court That Defendant Can't Be Forced to Turn Over Password to Encrypted IPhone

Jan 18, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The Electronic Frontier Foundation issued the following news release:

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- U.S. Constitution Protects Rights Against Self-Incrimination

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On Tuesday, January 21, at 1 pm, EFF Senior Staff Attorney Andrew Crocker will ask the New Jersey Supreme Court to rule that the state can't force a defendant to turn over the passcode for his encrypted iPhone under the Fifth Amendment, which protects American's rights against self-incrimination.

The Fifth Amendment states ...