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Constitutional Law Criminal Law Litigation

A Call for Some Restraint in Making E-Mail Related Arrests

For the past five to ten years or so, emails have increasingly become the source of a myriad of criminal complaints. Today, I was able to obtain a dismissal of a charge brought against my client after it was established that the complainant had actually sent the offending emails to herself. I decided to write […]

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General Litigation

More Reasons for Litigants Not to Delete Info

I previously wrote about how Federal courts are hitting litigants hard for getting rid of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) (“Kings of E-Storage Fined for Losing Emails, August 2010), well know State courts have jumped on the bandwagon and have started to set a trend as to the penalties they will impose for destruction of ESI.  […]