Daily Archives: June 21, 2017

OH3: Several months of pole camera surveillance violated no REP

Pole camera surveillance for several months from a telephone pole across from defendant’s house violated no Fourth Amendment expectation of privacy. The view of his house was no different than could be seen by any passersby. State v. Thomas, 2017-Ohio-4356, … Continue reading

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CA9: LAPD’s and California’s 30 day vehicle impoundment policy violates 4A

LAPD’s and the State of California’s policy of requiring all impounded vehicles be held 30 days violates the Fourth Amendment. Plaintiff loaned her car to her brother-in-law who was arrested for a suspended license, and the car was impounded. She … Continue reading

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Investor’s Business Daily: Betsy McCaughey: How Privacy Purists Are Helping Criminals [No they're not and she doesn't get how it all works.]

Investor’s Business Daily: Betsy McCaughey: How Privacy Purists Are Helping Criminals:

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GA: No standing in phone subscriber records to a phone that’s not in his name

Defendant consented to giving his phone to the police. During his interview, he picked up the phone and was manipulating it, and the officers took it away from him until they could get a search warrant. This was reasonable [and … Continue reading

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