Category Archives: Standing

OH5: Def without DL and not on rental agreement as authorized driver had no standing

Defendant never had a DL, and he was driving a rental car and wasn’t on the paperwork as an authorized driver, so the renter had no authority to let him drive. Therefore, he lacked standing. State v. Nicholson, 2017-Ohio-2825, 2017 … Continue reading

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E.D.Mich.: Affidavit for SW and other things showed def’s standing in two cell phones

The search warrant affidavit showed defendant’s standing in two cell phones that were seized. The phones were referred to as belonging to defendant, and she claimed them when asked about them but disclaimed ownership in others. Finally, she proffered that … Continue reading

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CA2: Unlicensed driver of rental car rented by another had no standing in car

The court does not have to decide whether the unauthorized driver of a rental car as to the rental contract has standing, despite being loaned the car by the renter, noting differing authorities; because defendant was also an unlicensed driver … Continue reading

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C.D.Ill.: Long term borrower of car has standing

One who borrows a car for a long time has standing. “And the Court is persuaded that society is prepared to accept as reasonable a person’s subjective expectation of privacy in a car borrowed for months on end from a … Continue reading

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D.P.R.: Just being a driver of vehicle doesn’t give standing; two traffic tickets in past in vehicle not enough

Defendant at the suppression hearing showed no possessory interest in the vehicle he claimed not to own at the time of the stop and search. Two traffic tickets in the past driving the same vehicle wasn’t enough. United States v. … Continue reading

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D.Nev.: There is no co-conspirator standing

Defendant was charged as a co-conspirator in a drug conspiracy involving a warehouse. He makes no effort to show his individual standing, and being a co-conspirator isn’t enough. United States v. Galecki, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 185667 (D. Nev. Sept. … Continue reading

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W.D.Pa.: The borrower of a car has standing

The borrower of a car has standing. “Standing requires a fact-bound inquiry. In this case, Jones was the sole occupant of the car, obtained possession of the car by consent from his cousin, exercised exclusive control over the vehicle for … Continue reading

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D.Del.: Evasiveness during a public intox arrest justified Terry frisk

Defendant was arrested for public intox and he became evasive including a request that his name not be run for warrants. That justified a Terry frisk. United States v. King, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40213 (D. Del. March 21, 2017).* … Continue reading

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S.D.W.Va.: Flagrant violation of 4A with warrantless GPS on def’s car doesn’t get suppressed because of def’s lack of standing at time of search

The police flagrantly violated the Fourth Amendment by placing a GPS device on a car without a warrant. Defendant was the target, but he’d sold and relinquished control of the car to another days later by the time of the … Continue reading

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S.D.N.Y.: Sporadic user of cell phone had no standing; gathering provider information not a “search”

Defendant moved to suppress the cell phone data from a phone he sporadically used during a conspiracy, but he has no standing. The date was 334 days worth, and his use was occasional. This is no different that a sporadic … Continue reading

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