Articles by Kodiak Ravicz

Kodiak is a senior at Palm Desert High School. He is a founding member and Chief of Meetings of the Palm Desert YOTUS chapter. Kodiak has served for two years as a member of JSA and identifies himself as an independent on most political issues. He will likely pursue computer science and a foreign language in college although he is still undecided.


Cell Phones: “An Important Feature of Human Anatomy.” Are They Protected?

On June 25, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled on the cases Riley v. California and United States v. Wurie. The Court decided that fourth amendment protections against unreasonable search and seizure require police officers to obtain a warrant before searching the personal cell phone of their arrestee. This decision is significant as a triumph for…