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Search & Seizure of Computers and Digital Evidence for Trial and Appellate Judges

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Start:
March 21, 2013 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 22, 2013 @ 4:00 pm

Location

3001 Bonus 2

Organizer

NCJRL
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Who Can Attend?: Students – All, Faculty, Staff

Search & Seizure of Computers and Digital Evidence for Trial and Appellate Judges Conference: This two day program focuses on the search and seizure of computers and digital evidence, based on a grant from Mississippi State University. Offered in Oxford only.

The learning objectives of this course include the following:
(a) understanding of the sources and types of digital evidence;
(b) examination of the principal approaches courts take to the search and seizure of digital evidence;
(c) detailed examination of the application of Fourth Amendment principles to various locations of digital evidence, including computers, cell phones, remote storage, and the Internet;
(d) examination of Fourth Amendment applicability doctrines, including standing, voluntary exposure, and the private search doctrine;
(e) examination of Fourth Amendment satisfaction doctrines, including warrant issuance and review, search incident to arrest, and probable cause;

(f) discussion of how the Internet, related technologies, and location tracking through cellular networks or GPS devices work
(g) examination of how the courts have been applying the Fourth Amendment or statutory privacy protections to uses of location tracking technologies.