Commonwealth v. Jones, SJC-12564 (Mass. Mar. 6, 2019)
Key Insight: Whether compelling the defendant to enter his cell phone password would violate his privilege against self incrimination under 5th Amendment and art. 12 of Mass Declaration of Rights
Nature of Case: Trafficking a person for sexual servitude
Electronic Data Involved: data held on cell phone
Keywords: Cell phone password, 5th Amendment
Identified State Rule(s): Mass. art. 12.
Identified Federal Rule(s): 5th Amendment