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Prosecution and Law Enforcement Access to Information about Electronic Communications

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Law enforcement officers and prosecutors frequently wish to access information about a suspect's electronic communications, such as phone calls, text messages, and e-mails. This bulletin explains the legal standards and procedures governing such access, as well as the remedies available for noncompliance with those procedures. The Bulletin covers both state and federal law, and addresses both statutory and constitutional considerations. It is intended for use by judges, lawyers on both sides, and officers.
Administration of Justice Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7908 .A15 U6), Vol. Issue 5, Oct 2009, p1-20, f