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Order that Facebook disclose victim's messages must be reconsidered by trial court, California top court says

By Amy Miller
  • 13 Aug 2020 17:57
  • 13 Aug 2020 18:01
A California trial court will have to reconsider Facebook's bid to stop a subpoena to turn over private messages in a criminal suit, the California Supreme Court said in an opinion issued today. 
A trial court erred “by conducting an incomplete assessment of the relevant factors and interests” when it

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Amy Miller

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Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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