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In cell phone cases, U.S. top court to take up digital privacy

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By Lawrence Hurley

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday confronts the question of whether the increasing amount of deeply personal information kept on mobile devices means police officers need a warrant before they can search an arrested suspect's cell phone.

In a case that pits expectations of privacy against the interests of the law enforcement community, the court will hear one-hour arguments in two cases.

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