12th National Symposium on Tech Crime and Electronic Evidence

Disseminating information and techniques to more effectively investigate, prosecute, defend or adjudicate technology and internet crimes, including:

  • Search and seizure; deep dive into the latest, leading SCC and other major court decisions

  • Review of new “need to know” Criminal Code C-51 provisions including electronic evidence disclosure by defence

  • Getting your E- evidence admitted; R. v. Marakah one year out; text messages and reasonable expectation of privacy

    • Of particular note in this talk was R. v. Patterson 2018, a case we worked on with the defense. The discussion centered on Reasonable Expectation of Privacy and the limits of probable cause for search and seizure of mobile devices in public spaces.

  • Practical tips for data sharing and reciprocal enforcement between regulatory and criminal investigations

  • Latest in on line investigations from the forensic experts; accessing non-traditional sources of evidence, data scraping, Internet of Things, Strata, data sellers, Xbox Live, data from apps and more