State v. Worsham » The Florida E-Discovery Case Law Database » Levin College of Law » University of Florida

State v. Worsham

State v. Worsham

Case Date: 03/29/2017
Citation: State v. Worsham, 227 So. 3d 602 (Fla. 4th DCA 2017)
Court Type: District Court of Appeal
Court: Fla. 4th DCA
Judge: Judge: Robert M. Gross
Rule(s): 4th Amendment
Issues:

The State appealed the trial court’s granting of Defendant’s motion to suppress information obtained from a vehicle black box, alleging that the information contained within the black box was not subject to Fourth Amendment protections.

Resolution:

In a matter of first impression in Florida, the Court upheld the trial court’s ruling, and affirmed Defendant’s motion to suppress. The Court found a reasonable expectation of privacy in information from the black box, which contained information that was not held out to the public. Downloading the information from the black box without a warrant and without exigent circumstances thus violated Defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights.

Relevant Documents:

Appellant’s Reply Brief

Appellee’s Answer Brief

Initial Brief on Merits

Decision

E-Discovery Issues: Admissibility, Motion to Suppress
E-discovery Tags: Preservation and Collection, Sources of ESI
E-discovery subjects: Vehicle Black Box

Published: December 27th, 2017

Category: Uncategorized


Deprecated: Theme without comments.php is deprecated since version 3.0.0 with no alternative available. Please include a comments.php template in your theme. in /h/cnswww-ediscovery.law/ediscovery.law.ufl.edu/htdocs/wp-includes/functions.php on line 5411

Comments are closed.