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Justin Ross Harris' attorney believes electronic evidence improperly obtained

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COBB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Justin Ross Harris is back in court, trying to make sure some key evidence against him never makes it to trial.

The 35-year-old is accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son Cooper to die in the back of a hot car.

Defense attorney Bryan Lumpkin spent the better part of two days trying to dismantle testimony from Detective Sean Murphy.

Murphy was responsible for filing search warrants after Harris was arrested in June of 2014. Those warrants were for Harris' phone, and his computers, and inside those devices, "crucial" evidence that could shape the entire trial.

For seven hours Monday and Tuesday, Murphy explained why he believes that evidence was properly obtained.

But Lumpkin made the argument investigators had no reason, and no right, to dig through Harris' phone and computers.

Investigators said Harris had been researching hot car deaths -- and they also were curious, why Harris and his wife Leanna seemed to be acting detached from the case.

"The detectives involved in the incident, were dealing with them, found it to be suspicious the way they were acting, with the limited amount of emotion," said Murphy.

It will likely be a couple of days before Judge Mary Staley issues a ruling on allowing or disallowing this evidence.

The case is set to go trial in late February.

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