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Electronic Surveillance

Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance in Federal Criminal Cases

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

While advancements in technology have made electronic surveillance a convenient and cost effective means for monitoring and investigating criminal activity, federal investigators remain restricted in their use of electronic surveillance by federal statute and constitutional protections.  The spirit of the limitations on the government’s use of electronic surveillance comes from the Fourth Amendment’s protection against…

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Is It Legal to Secretly Record a Phone Conversation?

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

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  www.federal-lawyer.com Direct: (214) 469-9009 1-800-810-0259 Including Weekends Wiretaps, scanners, and other secret recording devices are a notorious feature of spy dramas and private detective lore.  Today, however, state and federal law makers have addressed concerns that such recording methods invade individuals’ privacy by enacting laws that prohibit the use of recording devices unless one…

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Electronic Surveillance in Criminal Cases

Categories: Criminal Law & Process

Surveillance Equipment

“Is it safe to use my phone?” Among the most frequently expressed concerns of clients going through a criminal investigation is the issue of electronic surveillance. After all, all clients want to ensure that their communication with their attorneys, friends, family members, and partners are private and free from interception and monitoring. So, how common…

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