U.S. v. Dunning, 2009 WL 2815739 (D. Ariz. Nov. 12, 2009)
Key Insight: Court denied defendant?s motion to compel production of ?information that is located in the unallocated or deleted space? of the relevant hard drive where defendant was in possession of ?precisely the same images of the hard drives? that the plaintiff possessed, where plaintiff was not in possession, custody, or control of information not already produced to defendant, and where ?Defendant [was] just as capable as the Government is of extracting the information for trial.?
Nature of Case: Criminal
Electronic Data Involved: Data from unallocated space on hard drive