Court Rules That Non-Relevant Files Seized Under A Warrant Cannot Be Held Indefinitely

Screen Shot 2014-06-18 at 5.34.55 PM Say the government gets a warrant for some of your data. They come to your house, image your computers, and then hold that data — even the data that isn’t pertinent to their warrant — for several years. That’s not okay, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled. This is a good ruling, as it limits the ability of the government to hold files that are not party… Read More