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The last of the files left in the hacks are gone

Our server service took us down for 48 hours to cleanup files left during the hacks. Regretfully, there were phishing attacks coming from here because of implanted files. You remove what they point out, and then others appear, triggered maybe … Continue reading

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Hacked again

WordPress has been updated, and it’s acting a little funny. But at least it’s working again. Getting phishing reports that tell us of the hacks. We do this whole operation on a shoestring since there is no income from it, … Continue reading

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techdirt: Appeals Court Pretty Sure DOJ Use-Of-Force Guidelines Don’t Violate Police Officers’ 2nd And 4th Amendment Rights

techdirt: Appeals Court Pretty Sure DOJ Use-Of-Force Guidelines Don’t Violate Police Officers’ 2nd And 4th Amendment Rights by Tim Cushing:

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S.D.N.Y.: Losing CI’s cell phone after search was not gov’t bad faith

The defendant can’t show bad faith just because the government lost the cell phone of a CI. Defendant contended that there was exculpatory information or photographs on it but couldn’t define what it was. Negligence is not bad faith. United … Continue reading

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We were hacked (again). Nobody is safe

You probably noticed that the site didn’t work for a good part of yesterday. It’s been hacked before, and the server owner we contract it to took their sweet time undoing this one. The password has been changed twice, but … Continue reading

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Law review article: The Effects of Legislation on Fourth Amendment Protection

The Effects of Legislation on Fourth Amendment Protection by Orin S. Kerr:

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OH3: SW was clearly conclusory, but still saved by GFE

The affidavit to support the search warrant was clearly conclusory, but the court can’t say that the officers didn’t objectively rely on the search warrants for purposes of the good faith exception. It wasn’t in “bad faith,” so it must … Continue reading

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N.D.Fla.: No right in federal court to interlocutory appeal of denial of a suppression motion

“A defendant may not take an interlocutory appeal from an order denying a motion to suppress evidence. Di Bella v. United States, 369 U.S. 121, 123-24, 82 S. Ct. 654, 7 L. Ed. 2d 614 (1962).” So, defense counsel’s failure … Continue reading

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Nashville Scene: The Tennessee Supreme Court keeps reversing itself, and criminal defense attorneys are worried

Nashville Scene: The Tennessee Supreme Court keeps reversing itself, and criminal defense attorneys are worried by Stephen Elliot: The rapid makeover of the court has caused a noticeable and nearly instantaneous shift in its ideology – a shift that a … Continue reading

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Mother Jones: “I Gotta Go and Hunt Criminals.” On the Road With Ohio Highway Patrol.

Mother Jones: “I Gotta Go and Hunt Criminals.” On the Road With Ohio Highway Patrol. by Julia Lurie: I rode along with the officers who pull over suspicious cars and hunt for drugs.

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