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Journal of High Technology Law, The

the permissible scope of eavesdropping in the family home

The federal wiretap act: the permissible scope of eavesdropping in the family home Shana K. Rahavy I. INTRODUCTION Few, if any, courts find a violation of the Federal Wiretap Act when a concerned parent eavesdrops or secretly records a minor child’s telephone conversation in the family home. (1) This consensus emerged among the Federal circuits, […]

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Defeating the virtual defense in child pornography prosecutions

Defeating the virtual defense in child pornography prosecutions Susan S. Kreston I. INTRODUCTION The recent Supreme Court decision of Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition (2) has led prosecutors and investigators of child pornography to re-examine and anticipate how they will prove the elements of their case in child pornography prosecutions. Specifically, Ashcroft and its progeny […]