Court: No cellphone disclosure for acquitted

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 6:13 a.m.

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department does not have to turn over information on cases involving cellphone tracking without a warrant if the cases ended without a defendant's conviction, a divided federal appeals court ruled Friday in upholding privacy protections for people acquitted of crimes.

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