The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects you from incriminating yourself. However, the Fifth Amendment does not apply to physical evidence, such as your fingerprint. So, what happens when police ask you to use your fingerprint to unlock an iPad? Do you have to provide your fingerprint to police?
According to a recent court case, police have a right to ask you for your fingerprint. Why is providing your passcode to unlock your phone protected by the Fifth Amendment while your fingerprint is not?