Category Archives: Trespass

TN: A “no trespassing” sign outside the yard does not prevent police from coming in to do a knock-and-talk

A “no trespassing” sign outside the yard does not prevent police from coming in to do a knock-and-talk. “Even in the face of No Trespassing signs, it is not unreasonable for a police officer to intrude upon private property to … Continue reading

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FL: Real-time cell site location information is protected under Fourth Amendment

Real-time cell site location information is protected under Fourth Amendment. Tracey v. State, 2014 Fla. LEXIS 3072 (October 16, 2014). This is a fascinating opinion, and it’s the most sensitive review of the issue yet:

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WI: Police came to a trailer park the subject of an anonymous complaint and looked in windows; it was an illegal trespass and search

Narcs received an anonymous report of drug activity at 4:40 am in a trailer park, so they went and looked around. Going up to a window and peering in with a flashlight was an invalid trespass and search. This wasn’t … Continue reading

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