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Rule 41: What does it mean for enterprises?

Posted on June 21, 2016 in Articles | by

The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (FRCP) govern the criminal trials that take place in all federal courts around the nation.  While these rules are often quite dry and don’t often contain controversial provisions, they are extremely important to the conduct of criminal trials and contain the procedural rules that govern not only the conduct of a trial but also the conduct of law enforcement personnel who gather evidence that may be used at trial.

On April 28th, the U.S. Supreme Court submitted proposed amendments to the FRCP that cover a variety of changes to criminal trial procedures.  One of those in particular is of great interest to information security and privacy experts.  Rule 41 governs the search and seizure of evidence that may be used in a criminal proceeding.

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Published June 21, 2016 on SearchSecurity.com

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