Kathleen Dion

Kathleen Dion

Kate Dion’s practice includes all aspects of civil and criminal litigation. She represents clients in complex commercial litigation, including allegations of patent infringement, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair trade practices, tortious interference with business relations, and other business torts. Her experience also includes counseling clients in government investigations, internal investigations, and white-collar criminal matters. In addition, she represents institutional clients and individuals in probate litigation. Read her rc.com bio here.

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Seizure of memory cards from digital cameras allowed under plain view doctrine

Courts today are faced with applying traditional Fourth Amendment search and seizure doctrines to twenty-first century digital technology. In one such case, the Massachusetts Appellate Court upheld a lower court’s holding in Commonwealth v. Tarjick, 87 Mass. App. Ct. 374 (App. Ct. 2015) denying a motion to suppress memory cards that were seized during a warrant search but were … Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court holds that ankle bracelet monitoring is a form of search and seizure

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court in Grady v. North Carolina vacated the judgment of the Supreme Court of North Carolina upholding the use of a GPS monitor on a recidivist offender.  The statute authorizing the program explained that the purpose of the GPS monitor was “for time correlated and continuous tracking of the geographic … Continue Reading
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