May 16, 2021  
2016-2017 Continuing Professional Studies Academic Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Continuing Professional Studies Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DIM 530 - Legal Principles of Dig. Investigations


This course discusses advanced legal issues, related to the seizure of digital devices. The, course will review such laws as the Computer, Fraud, and Abuse Act (CFA), Electronic Communication, Privacy Act (ECPA), and Privacy Protection Act, (PPA), with particular attention paid to evolving, decisional law surrounding the Fourth Amendment, and devices. Liaison to other agencies, law, of other countries, and international laws will, also be examined. Issues related to trial, preparation, presentation of digital evidence,, use, of expert witnesses, and providing testimony will, be examined in detail. Special attention will be, paid to jurisdictional differences related to, digital investigations and cybercrime,, particularly as they relate to rules of evidence;, e.g., Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) compared, with the different state standards based on Frye,, Daubert, or other criteria. Students for this, course will be expected to have basic familiarity, with criminal law and procedure.
Prerequisites: DIM-500
Credits: 3



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