Daniel M. Scanlan, BA, LLB, has been with the Criminal Justice Branch since 1999 and is currently assigned to the Prosecution Support Unit where he specializes in issues related to digital evidence, search and seizure, and wiretaps. His litigation practice is focused on cases with cyber crime or electronic evidence issues. He teaches a course on electronic evidence to B.C. Crown counsel and has been responsible for policy on electronic disclosure, electronic evidence, and related issues. Mr. Scanlan acts as a resource person to B.C. police in his fields. He has authored a book entitled Digital Evidence in Criminal Law (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2011). He has in the past prosecuted cases of assault, murder, fraud, and assisted suicide. Mr. Scanlan provided advice to police on investigations regarding child pornography, Internet luring, computer hacking, and wiretap evidence. Prior to joining the Victoria office, he was a prosecutor with the federal Department of Justice from December 1992, and was in private practice prior to that with the firm of Singleton Urquhart in Vancouver.