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Commonwealth v. Gelfgatt

View Docket & Briefs Hearing Date: November 5, 2013

Summary (prepared by Suffolk University Law School)
Criminal; Self-Incrimination-- Whether the Commonwealth's request in a criminal case for a court order compelling the defendant to enter his encryption key to access information on a computer seized by the Commonwealth violates the defendant's rights against self-incrimination.

Counsel for Appellant
John P. Zanini
Randall E. Ravitz
Thomas D. Ralph
Counsel for Appellee
Stanley Helinski
Paul Joseph Davenport
Amici Curiae
Daniel K. Gelb
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Massachusetts
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Court Appealed From
Suffolk Superior Court



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