Cybercrime: the investigation, prosecution and defense of a computer-related crime

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Carolina Academic Press, Mar 30, 2006 - Computers - 282 pages
Cybercrime: The Investigation, Prosecution and Defense of a Computer-Related Crime is a legal workbook for anyone involved in the rapidly developing area of cybercrimes. It comprehensively covers determining what conduct is considered a cybercrime, investigating improper cyber conduct, trying a cybercrime case as a prosecuting or defending attorney, and handling the international aspects of cybercrimes.Editor Ralph Clifford includes the contributions of four authors chosen for their proficiency and experience in cybercrime cases. Professor Susan Brenner is a nationally recognized expert in computer-based criminal conduct. Prosecuting attorney Ivan Orton has investigated and prosecuted numerous cybercrimes for the Seattle, Washington prosecutors office. Likewise, defense attorney Joseph Savage has defended many individuals accused of cybercrimes. Finally, attorney Jessica Herrera has been involved in the international attempts to address cybercrimes as a member of the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. The combined expertise of these authors will give those involved with cybercrimes whether as attorneys, police officers, or policy makers the knowledge they will need to be effective.

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