Can Police Look at My Text Messages if I Am Arrested?

It is well known that a cell phone nowadays is really more of a computer than a simple phone.  Therefore, if someone is not on probation or parole (with a waiver of the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable search and seizure), must a police officer secure a search warrant before searching somenone’s cell phone, just as long as there is no exigent circumstance like the text messages may contain information about a pending bomb explosion?  Click on the following link to read a short article addressing this situation.

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