This workshop examines emerging social media platforms that are increasingly being used in the course of child exploitation crimes. Highlighting popular platforms such as Twitch and Discord, this presentation examines best practices in search warrant drafting, including common pitfalls and exigency considerations. Presented by prosecutors and ICAC investigators, this workshop also addresses selection of appropriate legal process, reviewing search warrants for potential defects, and working with service providers to obtain data.
1. Discuss new and emerging trends in the use of social media platforms and streaming services in child exploitation crimes.
2. Conduct review of legal process and identify drafting errors and substantive weaknesses.
3. Articulate common concerns voiced by service providers, and search warrant drafting techniques to address these concerns in exigent and other circumstances.