Search And Seizure Of Personal Computers For Criminal Purposes

The New Jersey Supreme Court is questioning how much information law enforcement needs when asking for a warrant to delve into the contents of a personal computer. In searching the home of man who had sent child pornography to chat room participants, the determination of a sufficient warrant had to be determined.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

When would a warrant not be necessary?
How can an ISP be permitted to give a user’s information to law enforcement officials?


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