Archive: July 27, 2018

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United States v. Tolbert (No. 14-3761 (D.N.M. July 27, 2018), 2018)
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Lawrence v. City of New York, et al., No. 1:15-cv-08947-WHP-OTW (S.D.N.Y. July 27, 2018)

United States v. Tolbert (No. 14-3761 (D.N.M. July 27, 2018), 2018)

Key Insight: Whether a search warrant was necessary to ascertain the Defendant’s personal information from a non-governmental third party organization that was forwarded e-mails containing evidence that Defendant possessed child pornography

Nature of Case: criminal prosecution – child pornography

Electronic Data Involved: e-mails, personally identifying information attached to e-email account

Keywords: “The Fourth Amendment to our Constitution protects persons against unreasonable searches and seizures”, “Tolbert moves to suppress”, “Motion to Suppress Evidence”

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Lawrence v. City of New York, et al., No. 1:15-cv-08947-WHP-OTW (S.D.N.Y. July 27, 2018)

Key Insight: Attorney’s failure to check metadata for fraud was not sanctionable because it was reasonable to believe the client was telling the truth based on other facts

Nature of Case: Civil rights (police entry)

Electronic Data Involved: Digital photographs (with metadata)

Keywords: metadata, withdrawal, mental illness

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