Daily Archives: October 8, 2017

WaPo: This surveillance law needs reauthorizing — and tightening, too

WaPo: This surveillance law needs reauthorizing — and tightening, too by the Editorial Board:

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TX14: Private search in Texas not subject to statute exclusionary rule

Defendant’s girlfriend accessed his cell phones: his Android wasn’t password protected but his iPhone was but she knew the password. This was a private search, and the Texas statutory exclusionary rule doesn’t apply. Thomas v. State, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS … Continue reading

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