Suppressed forensic examination of a computer

Here is an interesting, very fact specific, federal case in which the forensic examination of a computer for child pornography was suppressed.  The accused had admitted possessing child pornography, showed the police his computer, but refused a search of it.  The police took the computer.  Then it sat around for about three weeks before the police got a search warrant.  The court does caution the case to be fact specific.

United States v. Mitchell, __ F.3d ___ (11th Cir. 2009).

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