The US Supreme Court has refused to weigh in on these obvious racial discrepancies in the criminal justice system. Instead, it emphasizes constitutional colorblindness, which allows it to avoid confronting the judiciary’s role in perpetuating racial discrimination in the US.
“The government can no longer claim that just using technology like your cellphones means you’ve given up your Fourth Amendment rights,” says the ACLU. “This is huge.”
In a decision that digital rights advocates called "a groundbreaking victory for Americans' privacy rights," the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police generally must obtain a warrant before collecting cellphone records that can be used to track a person's movements. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which represented the