privacy

Sender of Incriminating Text Messages to Informant’s Tablet Computer Lacked Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

A defendant lacked a reasonable expectation of privacy in the contents of a text message conversation he had with a police informant, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held in Com. v. Diego.

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:28+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Categories: Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sender of Incriminating Text Messages to Informant’s Tablet Computer Lacked Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

Court Upholds Suppression of Incriminating Video Files Discovered on Computer at Repair Shop

Applying a property-based Fourth Amendment analysis, the Superior Court recently held that incriminating video files discovered on a computer by a technician performing repairs could not be offered into evidence. Commonwealth v. Sodomsky

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:28+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Categories: Constitutional Law, Criminal Law|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Court Upholds Suppression of Incriminating Video Files Discovered on Computer at Repair Shop