Daily Archives: October 16, 2017

Cert. granted: United States v. Microsoft Corp.

Cert. granted: United States v. Microsoft Corp., 17-2 (ScotusBlog) Issue: Whether a United States provider of email services must comply with a probable-cause-based warrant issued under 18 U.S.C. § 2703 by making disclosure in the United States of electronic communications … Continue reading

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Just Security: Surveillance “Reform”: The Fourth Amendment’s Long, Slow, Goodbye

Just Security: Surveillance “Reform”: The Fourth Amendment’s Long, Slow, Goodbye by Patrick Eddington:

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PA: One def pleads state constitution and wins, one doesn’t and loses

Birchfield came down after the blood draw in this case. Defendant only pled the Fourth Amendment and did not cite the state constitution. There is no good faith exception to the Pennsylvania exclusionary rule, but there is to the federal, … Continue reading

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