Electronic Information in Criminal Investigations and Proceedings


June 12, 2019

Ignatius Grande, Denis Walsh, Patrick Linehan of Steptoe & Johnson, and Hon. James Francis addressed how electronic data that is saved to locations including computer hard drives, mobile devices, and the cloud has become a frequent target of criminal search warrants and is often used in the investigation and prosecution of crimes.

Topics included:

  • Industry push toward data protection and encryption
  • Electronic data in the context of search warrants and motions to suppress
  • Preservation and spoliation in criminal matters
  • Technological self-incrimination/obtaining passwords and biometric authentication
  • Handling privileged data in criminal investigations

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