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M.D.Pa.: State law was more protective than the 4A when the case was in state court, but it doesn’t apply in federal court

While state law was more protective of privacy rights and this case started as a state investigation, state law would not be applied to the motion to suppress the search. Only federal law applies. United States v. Capozzi, 2019 U.S. … Continue reading

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