DOJ’s Changes Give Law Enforcement Necessary, Lawful Tools

By Elaine Lammert

Elaine Lammert is a former Deputy General Counsel with the FBI, with over 28 years of government experience.  She currently is an Adjunct Professor at George Washington University's College of Professional Studies, Public Safety and Security Leadership.

With the growth of cybercrime facilitated by the global nature of the Internet, law enforcement is adapting their toolsets to better tackle the challenges presented by technologies that blur legal jurisdiction. The Cipher Brief spoke with Elaine Lammert, former Deputy General Counsel at the FBI, about the recent changes made to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and how these amendments equip law enforcement with the necessary powers to address modern crimes online.

The Cipher Brief: Could you explain the amendments to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure?

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