How well-intentioned privacy laws can contribute to wrongful convictions

In 2019, an innocent man was jailed in New York City after the complaining witness showed police screenshots of harassing text messages and recordings of threatening voicemails that the man allegedly sent in violation of a protective order. The man’s Legal Aid Society defense attorney subpoenaed records from SpoofCard, a company that lets people send … Continue reading How well-intentioned privacy laws can contribute to wrongful convictions