Daily Archives: March 5, 2017

OR: Oregon clarifies the reasonable suspicion standard

Oregon clarifies the reasonable suspicion standard. State v. Maciel-Figueroa, 361 Ore. 163, 2017 Ore. LEXIS 166 (March 2, 2017), aff’g State v. Maciel-Figueroa, 273 Ore. App. 298, 356 P.3d 674 (2015):

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OR: Telling def to let out dogs so police could search his house was not his consent

The officers showed up to search defendant’s house and told him that he could let his dogs out or they would do it before the search. His letting the dogs out wasn’t consent to the search. “Moreover, under the totality … Continue reading

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W.D.Tenn.: Because ‘guns and drugs go together,’ faint smell of MJ plus furtive movement justified frisk

Defendant was stopped for a cracked windshield, which it clearly was. “Ordering Henderson to step out of the car was only a de minimis intrusion of his personal liberty, and it did not violate his Fourth Amendment rights.” “Officer Putman … Continue reading

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Playpen SWs: arstechnica: To keep Tor hack source code secret, DOJ dismisses child porn case

arstechnica: To keep Tor hack source code secret, DOJ dismisses child porn case by Cyrus Farivar DOJ: “Disclosure is not currently an option.”

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WaPo: How hard is it to get an intelligence wiretap? Pretty hard.

WaPo: How hard is it to get an intelligence wiretap? Pretty hard. by By Ellen Nakashima:

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