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The death of Kim Wall is not just a crime-novel tale

The disappearance and death of freelance Swedish journalist Kim Wall hasn’t been covered by the media like an ordinary crime. The details have made for a compelling story. 1,089 more words

[Orin Kerr] D.C. Circuit forbids seizing all electronic storage devices in computer warrant cases

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit handed down an important computer search case Friday, United States v. Griffith . The case is about computer search warrants, and specifically whether they can authorize a seizure of all devices that investigators discover that might contain the evidence sought. 16 more words

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Report conference ‘EU Criminal Justice Policy and Practice’, 26 – 27 June 2017

Konstantinos Zoumpoulakis,

Research Assistant at the Institute of Criminal Law & Criminology

The report was originally published on the webpage of the University of Leiden and is re-posted here with the approval of its author and conference organisers. 517 more words


Georgia inmate's lawsuit beats the odds, heads to trial

When Michael Tarver first reached out, Mike Brown didn’t immediately jump in.

Tarver, an inmate doing his time at the state prison hospital in Augusta, wanted Brown, an attorney based in the city, to help with a lawsuit he had filed a year earlier. 707 more words


UK says online hate crime is as serious as offline offences

The UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) today laid out a renewed commitment to tackling hate crime, including making sure that online offences are being dealt with appropriately. 50 more words

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