NACDL News: NACDL Releases Primer on Protecting Digital Devices at the Border

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents search and seize electronic devices at border crossings and ports of entry without a warrant and many times without suspicion. Lawyers crossing the border with a laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other digital devices could be forced to share privilege-protected communications and materials. “Protecting Your Digital Devices at the Border: A Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Primer” will educate criminal defense lawyers about the implications of CBP’s claimed powers and offer strategies that will help them comply with   their ethical obligations and responsibilities to their clients when entering the United States.