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Surreptitious Recording of Conversation Using Voice Memo App Violates Wiretap Act

An employee who secretly recorded a conversation with his boss using his smartphone’s voice memo app violated the Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Control Act (Wiretap Act), the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in Com. v. Smith.

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Defective Warrant No Bar to Admissibility of Electronic Evidence Seized from Defendant’s Cell Phone

Electronic evidence seized from a defendant’s cell phone was admissible even though the magisterial district judge lacked authority to issue the search warrant, the Superior Court held in Commonwealth v. Dougalewicz.