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Wired: Why Police Should Monitor Social Media to Prevent Crime

Wired: Why Police Should Monitor Social Media to Prevent Crime by Christopher Raleigh Bousquet (opinion):

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CA4: Even if Posse Comitatus Act was violated in investigation, there is no judicial remedy

Defendant argued “the Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) violated the Posse Comitatus Act (PCA), 18 U.S.C. § 1385 (2012), by participating in the criminal investigation.” The motion wasn’t timely, and, on the merits, there is no remedy for violation. United … Continue reading

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Cohen pleadings online for today’s hearing in S.D.N.Y.

Two pleadings are online in Cohen v. United States, 1:18-mj-03161-KMW (S.D. N.Y.). A reply by Cohen may be filed today. Read them. The Government has the better argument. I don’t see Cohen’s argument against a “filter team” even in the … Continue reading

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Thinking:

Col. Abel to his lawyer: Abel: Standing there like that you reminded me of the man that used to come to our house when I was young. My father used to say: “watch this man”. So I did. Every time … Continue reading

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Atlantic: The Principle of Professional Law Enforcement Is Now on the Line

Atlantic: The Principle of Professional Law Enforcement Is Now on the Line by Benjamin Wittes: If the president can, with impunity, remove the deputy attorney general, the very notion that law enforcement has a higher function than serving power becomes … Continue reading

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PACER text entry

(This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no pdf document associated with this entry.) ORDER granting Plaintiff’s motion to extend time 85. It appears Defendant R. Johnson refused service by mail 69. Plaintiff appears to believe the U.S. government … Continue reading

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Family emergency took me away. New cases again tomorrow

As soon as I get back I have to prepare for a 5 pm hearing.

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Reuters: Law firm raids bode ill for lawyers and their clients – legal experts

Reuters: Law firm raids bode ill for lawyers and their clients – legal experts by Alison Frankel:

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Reason: Detroit to Pay $225000 After Cops Shoot Three Dogs in Marijuana Raid

Reason: Detroit to Pay $225000 After Cops Shoot Three Dogs in Marijuana Raid by C.J. Ciaramella The settlement is the latest big payout in a string of lawsuits over dog shootings by Detroit police.

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Tennessean: Opinion | Tennessee Supreme Court must resist chipping away at Fourth Amendment rights

Tennessean: Opinion | Tennessee Supreme Court must resist chipping away at Fourth Amendment rights by David L. Hudson:

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New Draft Article: “Cross-Enforcement of the Fourth Amendment”

New Draft Article: “Cross-Enforcement of the Fourth Amendment” by Orin Kerr on SSRN. The surprising uncertainty when the Fourth Amendment meets federalism. From Volokh Conspiracy:

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Trial the rest of week, so postings likely late

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