Tens are wild today! And some of these ten mobile device discovery case law rulings from Cimplifi are wild, yet instructive!
In the article (Getting the Message: Ten Recent Case Law Rulings Involving Mobile Device Discovery, available here), Cimplifi discusses ten mobile device discovery case law rulings (duh!) over three categories. Here are the categories with a description of one of the cases each:
Fourth Amendment and Data Privacy
U.S. v. Sam: The Court ruled that the FBI violated the Fourth Amendment when it viewed the lock screen of the defendant’s phone (which revealed the name “STREEZY”) without a warrant.
Relevancy, Proportionality and Forensic Examination
Sandoz, Inc. v. United Therapeutics Corp.: The Court granted the relief requested by the defendant compelling the plaintiff to produce contextual text messages in addition to those responsive to search terms.
Spoliation and Sanctions
In Re Skanska USA Civil Southeast Inc., et al.: The Court, calling the defendants’ failure to preserve cell phone data for five custodians (and spoliation of other mobile device data) a “text book case of spoliation,” issued adverse inference instruction and monetary sanctions against the defendant.
What are the other seven of the ten mobile device discovery case law rulings? You’ll have to read their blog post here to find out! It’s just one more click! They’ll “bowl you over”! See what I did there? 😉
So, what do you think? What’s your favorite mobile device discovery case? Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.
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