Crack the code: Apple should help the Justice Department defeat encryption on a terrorist’s iPhone

When he’s right, he’s right. Taking a brief break from defending his boss’ legally indefensible impeachment maneuvers, Attorney General Bill Barr has escalated his request to tech giant Apple to help unlock two phones used by a Saudi national who killed three people at a naval air station in Pensacola, Fla., last month.

In this, Barr walks nobly in lockstep with frequent courtroom adversary Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, who for years has been