Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

DE: Positive probation drug screen 15 days earlier, with nothing more, wasn’t RS for a probation search of the house

Positive probation drug screen 15 days earlier, with nothing more, wasn’t reasonable suspicion for a probation search of the house. State v. Fax, 2017 Del. Super. LEXIS 270 (June 2, 2017). Geolocation information from a coconspirator’s cell phone was used … Continue reading

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D.Ariz.: Checking gun SN during frisk was unreasonable

While an officer can take a gun during a frisk, the officer can’t run the serial numbers [compare New York v. Class on VINs] as a part of a frisk. United States v. Shipley, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83985 (D. … Continue reading

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E.D.Pa.: Dashcam video doesn’t support officer’s claim of nervousness

Defendant’s alleged nervousness, on the totality, wasn’t enough for reasonable suspicion. The officer testified to his nervousness, but the video doesn’t support it. The court just does not believe that the officer could see defendant’s heart “pounding” through his t-shirt. … Continue reading

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WaPo: How tech sleuths cracked the mysterious code that turns your printer into a spying tool

WaPo: How tech sleuths cracked the mysterious code that turns your printer into a spying tool by Derek Hawkins:

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