NYLJ: Supreme Court Review of Fourth Amendment Questions Sought in Hard Drive Retention Case

NYLJ: Supreme Court Review of Fourth Amendment Questions Sought in Hard Drive Retention Case by Mark Hamblett:

The lawyer for an accountant whose hard drives were seized and held for over two years in a fraud investigation involving a client, and then used to charge the accountant himself for an unrelated crime, is hoping the U.S. Supreme Court will take his case.

Stanley Twardy of Day Pitney said he believes there’s enough division among lower courts to tempt the Supreme Court to grant certiorari in the case of Stavros Ganias, an accountant whose files were kept by U.S. Army agents investigating his client but then used by the IRS against Ganias himself in a tax prosecution.

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