ESI in Criminal Investigations and Proceedings: An Overview
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ESI in Criminal Investigations and Proceedings: An Overview

When: Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
11 AM - 12 PM ET
Where: United States
Contact: Customer Service

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Electronic information is ubiquitous. As with every other product of the human imagination, it can be used for good or bad. Electronic information can raise many questions in the context of criminal investigations and proceedings and it is a common feature in the commission, investigation, and prosecution of crimes. This webinar will explore constitutional and other questions arising out of “criminal ESI.”

Register for this webinar to learn:

  • How the US Supreme Court has dealt with electronic information and the Fourth Amendment
  • Whether compelled production of passwords might violate the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination
  • What “cooperation” might mean in the criminal context
  • How websites and social media might be admissible


Ronald J. Hedges, J.D.
Senior Counsel
Dentons US LLP

Ronald J. Hedges, J.D., is a Senior Counsel with Dentons US LLP. He served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey from 1986 to 2017. Mr. Hedges is a frequent writer and speaker on various topics related to electronic information and is the principal author of Managing Discovery of Electronic Information: A Pocket Guide for Judges, Third Edition (Federal Judicial Center: 2017). His biography is available at

Mary Mack, CEDS, CISSP
Executive Director

Mary Mack, Esq., CEDS, CISSP is the executive director of The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) and is known as an eDiscovery leader and pioneer. Mack authored the very first book on the field, A Process of Illumination: The Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery. Her follow-up book, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel published by Thomson Reuters, co-edited with Carole Basri, is now in its eighth edition. Mack has pioneered processes, helped build the global eDiscovery community and written articles and posts that have helped build the industry. She is widely known for her technical expertise, and has served as product counsel and subject matter expert. She is an internationally recognized speaker and frequently sought after for her expert opinion on the complex issues facing our industry and the people in it. Mack was just recently honored with Relativity’s Stellar Woman in eDiscovery nomination and was included in a book as one of “100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cyber Crime” by Cyber Ventures.

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