Jess Bravin

Trump Administration Joins States in Push to Expand Online Sales-Tax Collections

The Trump administration urged the Supreme Court to expand states’ authority to collect sales tax on internet transactions, joining a chorus of state officials seeking to overrule a 1992 precedent exempting many online retailers from having to add

Supreme Court: Police Need Warrants to Search Cellphone Data

The Supreme Court has ruled police must almost always obtain a warrant before searching mobile devices seized when arresting someone, extending constitutional privacy protections to the increasingly vast amounts of data Americans keep on smartphon