Sample Motions & Briefs
United States v. Anthony Gonzales (2019)
Case No. CR-17-01311-001-PHX-DGC
United States v. James Scott Alva (2018)
Case No. 2:14-cr-00023-RCJ-NJK
United States v. Douglas Blouin (2017)
Case No. CR16-307 TSZ
United States v. Jay Michaud (2016)
Case No. 3:15-cr-05351-RJB
United States v. Christopher Hall (2015)
Case No: 2:15-cr-7-FtM-29CM
United States v. Jeffrey Feldman (2014)
Case No. 13–CR–155
United States v. Paul Case (2014)
Case No. 13–CR–120
This webinar from August 11, 2020 featured Mohammad Hamoudi, Assistant Federal Defender for the Western District of Washington, Jeff Fischbach, founder and President of SecondWave Information Systems, and Robert Herz, the owner of the Law Offices of Robert Herz, P.C.
This program from November 29-30, 2018 featured Ashley Gorski, Staff Attorney, ACLU National Security Project, Brian Pori, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender’s Office (D. N.M.), and Sarah St. Vincent, the Director of Cornell Tech's Computer Security Clinic for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).
This program from November 29-30, 2018 featured Colin Fieman, Senior Litigator with the Federal Public Defender, Western District of Washington, Jonathan Mayer, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and Riana Pfefferkorn, Associate Director of Surveillance and Cybersecurity at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society.
This webinar from May 23, 2018 featured Sarah St. Vincent, the Director of Cornell Tech's Computer Security Clinic for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), and Brian Pori, Assistant Federal Public Defender with the Federal Public Defender Organization for the District of New Mexico
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.
- Government Hacking
Jonathan Mayer, The Yale Law Journal, Volume 127, Number 3, pp. 490-787
- Forensics in Peer-to-Peer Sharing and Associated Litigation Challenges
Mohammad Hamoudi and Terry Lahman
- ICE Has a New $30M Contract With Israeli Phone Cracking Company Cellebrite
Blake Montgomery, The Daily Beast
- Nits a No-Go: Disclosing Exploits and Technological Vulnerabilities in Criminal Cases
Rupinder Garcha, 93 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 822
- Playpen, the NIT, and Rule 41(b): Electronic Searches for Those Who Do Not Wish to Be Found
Kurt Widenhouse, 13 J. Bus. & Tech. L. 143
- Surveillance Technology and Graymail in Domestic Criminal Prosecutions
16 Geo. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 537
- Reverse Engineering a Nit That Unmasks Tor Users
Matthew Miller, et al., Annual ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law.
- You've Got Mail FBI Hacking in United States v Lough and Why It Is a Fourth Amendment Search
Ryan Dieter, 63 Vill. L. Rev. Online 10
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