Category: fingerprint

Your nipples are as unique as your fingerprints.

The Fifth Amendment protects defendants from incriminating themselves, but it doesn’t cover fingerprints. So while police can’t force you to tell them the password to your phone, they can force you to unlock it if it has a fingerprint scanner.

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Your fingerprint is not protected under the 5th amendment, so police can force you to unlock a phone with a fingerprint but not a password. (source)