DOJ Argues That Apple’s Assistance In IPhone Search Is Authorized, Necessary

Mealey's (March 8, 2016, 2:37 PM EST) -- BROOKLYN, N.Y. — One week after a federal magistrate judge denied its motion to compel Apple Inc. to assist in obtaining access to an iPhone seized during a criminal investigation, the U.S. government on March 7 appealed that ruling in New York federal court, calling its request a “routine application” that has been made of Apple “dozens of times before” and with which the technology firm has always complied (In re Order Requiring Apple Inc. to Assist in the Execution of a Search Warrant Issued by...
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