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Search and Seizure in the Digital Realm

(328 reviews)

Produced on September 18, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

From US v. Jones (2012) to Riley v. California (2014) to Carpenter v. US (2018), the Supreme Court has completely changed the landscape of the 4th and 5th Amendment laws in the digital realm. This program, taught by Brian Chase, a consultant, expert witness, adjunct professor of law, and attorney, will explore the effects of these landmark cases and identify areas of further challenges for criminal defense attorneys. Participants will learn how federal and state courts are applying the 4th and 5th Amendments to new forms of digital evidence and will learn to spot potential Constitutional Issues involving digital devices.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the trilogy of Jones, Riley, and Carpenter and discuss their implications on warrants for digital evidence
  2. Analyze the future of the third-party doctrine after Carpenter as it relates to digital evidence
  3. Discuss the relevant case law on the 5th Amendment as it applies to passwords for digital devices 

Credit Information

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Brian Chase


Brian Chase is a consultant, expert witness, adjunct professor of law, and attorney. He serves ArcherHall’s Director of Digital Forensics in Arizona.

Mr. Chase has a diverse education and work background. He spent years working as a network administrator for the University of Arizona. He has a Management and Information Systems degree from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona, a top-ranked program in the country. Mr. Chase went on to earn a law degree, also from the University of Arizona. He has worked with various sized law firms both in an IT and legal capacity. He has consulted with firms on their use of technology within the office, and has provided expert testimony in criminal and civil matters ranging from misdemeanors to murder to medical malpractice.

Mr. Chase has published and spoken on various technology-related issues impacting law firms as well as parties in the civil and criminal justice system. He teaches various topics regarding law and technology, and digital forensics and evidence, at a variety of legal and technical conferences. He was honored by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Arizona Daily Star with a “Tucson’s 40 Under 40 Award”, which recognizes young leaders who are making an impact in the community with their professional and charitable work.


Bar Admissions:

Arizona, Federal District of Arizona


Sheldon D.

Terrific presentation. He should be on more--well prepared!

Kevin B.

Great course, very informative.

Steve M.

Mr. Chase made difficult subject matter, relatively easy to understand. Very helpful.

John C.

Excellent presentation

Edward R.


Dean C.

Very informative.

Jeffrey W.

Very good presenter.

Michael C.

This was an excellent course. Definately worth watching.

Nicole V.

One of your best CLE!

Stanton B.

This is one of the best programs in the Lawline portfolio.

Rene B.

Interesting. Informative.

James F.

Well presented

Lucia C.


Robert B.

Wonderful discussion of an important emerging area.

Sandra B.

Great speaker!

Francis M.

very informative and great presenter

Gaston W.

Brian Chase of Archer Hall delivered perhaps one the best of the best lectures on Search & Seizure in the Digital Realm. Well done, well organized, and well spoken. JGBW

Elisabeth B.

This program was outstanding!

Ashley L.

I enjoyed this course. Interesting subject matter and the presentation was delivered well. It felt conversational. Well done.

Dana C.

He was really interesting - probably one of the better presenters!

Robert C W.

Pleasant voice to listen to. Enjoyed the course!

Doug E.

One of the best CLE presentations on a very interesting area of the law.

Joseph K.

EXcellent and straightforward presentation

Karen L.

Brian was one of the most interesting and knowledgeable presenters you have on Lawline. I'd hire him to be my defense attorney. Spirited and smart, thank you.

Kimberlee O.

Excellent presentation in all respects

Susan F.

Good presenter, enjoyed the presentation.

Janine H.

Excellent and up to date with some through lines for dealing with new situations.

Bradley S.

Thank you -- very informative and interesting!

Allison P.

Very well organized, accessible, and useful presentation. Thank you!

Melissa L.

The presenter was very knowledgeable and open to questions. His tips were also very helpful.

Michael D.

good case law citations

Paul S.

Excellent presentation!

Lee N.

Great job.

Jeffrey A.

This program was outstanding!

Brian S.

Excellent presentation.

John T.

Nice job!

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