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Friday, January 4, 2013
The city's public information has started a hashtag - #10TweetsMalden - to feature some local talent on social media. READERS: Who should they interview?
Know someone doing something interesting in Malden? Nominate them in our comments section below to participate in #10TweetsMalden, a new feature on the city's Twitter account offering "chat(s) with interesting Malden businesses, organizations or people." This week's subject was the Hugh O'Neill's Twitter account, which recently celebrated it's tenth year of business in Malden Square. You can follow the @TheCityofMalden at their Twitter page, and follow their discussions under the Twitter hasthag #10TweetsMalden.
Friday, December 7, 2012
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled police don't need a search warrant to look at a cellphone's call list after arresting the phone's owner. As courts around the country grapple with the issue, tell us: is this reasonable search and seizure?
What's the difference between personal information and correspondence you have physically stored in your home, and similar information that's on your cellphone? And what should police have access to without a warrant? It's a question that courts across the nation are dealing with it and one that arose here in Massachusetts on Wednesday, when the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that police don't need a search warrant to look at the call list of a person's cellphone during while searching that person's personal property after an arrest. However, in writing the court's opinion for Commonwealth vs. Demetrius A. Phifer, Justice Margot Botsford cited other court cases that raise questions about the extent that law enforcement officials can access …