Can Police Make You Use Your Fingerprint to Unlock Your Phone? – The Atlantic

The Fifth Amendment, which protects people from incriminating themselves during legal proceedings, prevents the government from compelling someone to turn over a memorized PIN or passcode. But fingerprints, like other biometric indicators—DNA, handwriting samples, your likeness—have long been considered fair game, because they don’t reveal anything in your mind.

Source: Can Police Make You Use Your Fingerprint to Unlock Your Phone? – The Atlantic

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