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Twitter, Evidence, Privacy and Social Media

By Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint A recent case, albeit one dealing with a governmental subpoena, shows that the SCA may not be the panacea that social networking sites think it is. In People v. Harris, Twitter sought to quash

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Posted in Criminal Law

Is NSA’s Surveillance Legal? Yes or No?

By Hayes Hunt and Joshua Ruby Six months after Edward Snowden began leaking information about the National Security Agency’s secret data collection methods, two federal judges – one in Washington, D.C. and one in New York – have reached opposite

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Posted in Prosecution & Defense

3rd Circuit Slams the Car Door on Warrantless GPS Tracking

By Hayes Hunt and Calli Varner According to a recent decision by the Third Circuit, police are required to get a warrant prior to attaching a GPS tracker to a suspect’s vehicle. The Third Circuit’s decision in United States v.

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Posted in Prosecution & Defense

4th Amendment Warrantless Search & Seizure Issues – Technology & Privacy

By Hayes Hunt and Calli Varner Almost all of us rely on technology to carry out our day-to-day activities.  We carry one, if not two devices such as a smart phone or tablet with us at all times.  Courts continue

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GPS Tracking Devices, Technology & Privacy: U.S. v. Jones

By Hayes Hunt and Calli Varner Ongoing advances in modern technology consistently change the way we think about our privacy rights.  The proliferation of the use of GPS tracking devices used by law enforcement officers and private citizens is no exception. 

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Posted in Prosecution & Defense
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Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
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