Challenging Government Hacking in Criminal Cases

This webinar drew from legal and technological expertise to ensure that the defense community is prepared to challenge hacking as an investigative technique.


Challenging Government Hacking in Criminal Cases

In March 2017, NACDL published a guide on challenging evidence seized by government-installed computer malware authored by the American Civil Liberties Union with input from NACDL and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The guide assessed recent court decisions evaluating the government’s use of malware in the context of Fourth Amendment protections from unreasonable searches. The webinar addressed the technological aspects of government hacking and the changes to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure that open the door to wider use of government hacking.

This webinar from August 9, 2017 featured Colin Fieman, Senior Litigator with the Federal Public Defender, Western District of Washington, and Paul Ohm, Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center.

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