Ninth Circuit Requires Reasonable Suspicion for Forensic Laptop Searches at the Border
United States v. Cotterman
By Casey Holzapfel – Edited by Jessica Vosgerchian
In an en banc decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a decision of the District Court of Arizona suppressing evidence found in a laptop seized by border agents. The Ninth Circuit held that comprehensive searches of electronic devices must meet a standard of reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.Read More...