Searches of Digital Devices Incident to Arrest: R v Fearon

Steven Penney


On May 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada is scheduled to hear the appeal in R v Fearon. Fearon raises the questions of whether, and under what circumstances, police may conduct warrantless searches of digital devices seized under their common law power to search incident to arrest.

Full Text:



  • There are currently no refbacks.