On Demand Audio

Constitutional Rights at the Border: Digital Device Searches & Related Issues

(667 reviews)

Produced on June 18, 2020

Taught by
$ 89 Immigration, Constitutional, Science & Technology, and Election Year 2020 In Stock
Get started now

$299 / year - Access to this Course and 1,500+ Lawline courses

or

Course Information

Time 1h 1m
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

This program, taught by Esha Bhandari, Senior Staff Attorney with the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, will provide attendees with a review and analysis of the current state of the law regarding constitutional rights at the U.S. border with respect to searches, with a focus on warrantless device searches. The program will cover federal government policies and practices on border searches of electronic devices, as well as constitutional limitations and relevant case law. The course will also provide guidance to practitioners on safeguarding sensitive information when traveling into or out of the United States with electronic devices and will discuss strategies to suppress the evidence from device searches.  



Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify current federal government policies and practices with respect to border device searches
  2. Review the state of the law on border device searches, including relevant First and Fourth Amendment issues
  3. Provide practical guidance to legal practitioners on safeguarding sensitive information
  4. Discuss strategies for suppressing evidence in court

Credit Information

After completing this course, Lawline will report your attendance information to {{ accredMasterState.state.name }}. Please ensure your license number is filled out in your profile to ensure timely reporting. For more information, see our {{ accredMasterState.state.name }} CLE Requirements page . After completing this course, {{ accredMasterState.state.name }} attorneys self-report their attendance and CLE compliance. For more information on how to report your CLE courses, see our {{ accredMasterState.state.name }} CLE Requirements FAQ .

Faculty

Esha Bhandari

American Civil Liberties Union

Esha Bhandari is a senior staff attorney with the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, where she works on litigation and advocacy to protect freedom of expression and privacy rights in the digital age. She also focuses on the impact of big data and artificial intelligence on civil liberties. She has litigated cases including Sandvig v. Barr, a First Amendment challenge to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act on behalf of researchers who test for housing and employment discrimination online, and Alasaad v. Nielsen, a challenge to suspicionless electronic device searches at the U.S. border.

Bar Admissions:

New York State



Reviews

JR
James R.

The teacher did a GREAT job of explaining the material!!

SK
Stephen K.

Excellent presenter

VN
Victoria N.

Although I am a county assistant prosecuting attorney and not in a county with a border or international airport, I found the case law discussions valuable.

NF
Nathan F.

Loved the presenter.

KD
Keir D.

Excellent and efficient presentation.

JR
Jenik R.

excellent presentation: logical, informative and sharp

JA
John A.

Excellent analysis of cases

JB
Josefina B.

She is perhaps the best presenter that I have seen. So articulate and knowledgeable. Very impressive.

KA
Karen A.

Great course with good, practical advice

KH
Kelly H.

Very nicely done - presentation was well organized and nicely structured to flag what someone new to these issues should keep an eye out for. One of the best Lawline presentations I’ve listened to.

TD
Tom D.

Excellent presentation!

TD
T. J. D.

Excellent presenter

NN
Nadine N.

She was particularly good.

FL
Fabian L.

Excellent speaker, great topic!!!

VM
Victoria M.

great topic

CL
Chun L.

Thank you, this was extremely informative.

DS
David S.

A+

KD
Kai D.

Really good speaker on an important and interesting topic

JR
James R.

Excellent!!!

RK
Robert K.

Informative!

JC
Joseph C.

Excellent presentation.

KS
Kathleen S.

Extremely articulate speaker.

MJ
MITZI J.

Great course

KJ
Karimbumkara J.

Speaker was excellent. Very knowledgeable and up to date in a very narrow area of law.

JO
Jason O.

very knowledgeable

DN
Damian N.

Took this more to learn about the area of law, given our current political society. It was very interesting.

CS
Charles S.

I had no idea the warrantless device search power was so broad. Boo to the 11th circuit!

LM
Lisa M.

Really interesting and timely

TH
Theresa H.

Good information.

LC
Lucia C.

Excellent!

DG
Daniel G.

Super detailed and well cited. Practical and helpful. Wonderful!!

KR
Kevin R.

strongly agree. not sure if that is a 1 or 4

JM
Jeremy M.

This is a thorough review of the subject matter. Useful content and terrific presenter.

DH
David H.

Excellent presentation

CM
Craig M.

Good course materials.

JA
Jeff A.

good travel tips, thank you

JD
James D.

A great program! I appreciated the practical guidance and examples.

Load More