Judge Rules Dorm Search for Evidence of Prank Email Illegal

 DATE: 5/22/09

Source: http://www.eff.org/press/archives/2009/05/22

SYNOPSIS:¬† A JUDGE HAS ORDERED POLICE TO RETURN A LAPTOP AND OTHER PROPERTY SEIZED FROM A BOSTON COLLEGE COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENT’S DORM ROOM after finding there was no probable cause to search the room in the first place. The police were investigating whether the student sent hoax emails about another student.