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By: Vancouver WA Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Attorney Roger Priest

hand typing on a computer keyboard - search warrants child pornography law

How are search warrants handled in child pornography cases?

Today, In State v. Besola/State v. Swenson, No. 90554-1, the Supreme Court of Washington considered whether a search warrant in a child pornography case was specific enough in what items it instructed the police to seize.  Ultimately, the Court decided that the warrant was unconstitutionally overbroad and ordered that the evidence that it led to was inadmissible at trial. Read more