Daily Archives: October 17, 2017

Cato: LAPD Drones Threaten Privacy

Cato: LAPD Drones Threaten Privacy by Matthew Feeney:

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Newsweek: Gun Cameras Might Be the Next Body Cameras as Police Try Them Out

Newsweek: Gun Cameras Might Be the Next Body Cameras as Police Try Them Out by Jessica Kwon: Gun cameras – mounted on officers’ weapons instead of their bodies – are the latest recording technology some police departments are considering adding … Continue reading

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Cal.App., LA: Accepting deferred entry of judgment denies a statutory right to appeal denial of suppression motion

Having accepted deferred entry of judgment to resolve his criminal case, defendant had no statutory right to appeal the denial of his suppression motion. People v. Cortez, 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 891 (App.Div. Los Angeles Sept. 14, 2017). The search … Continue reading

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M.D.Pa.: The fact def’s cell phone was used to call the CI was PC for search of the phone

Nexus was shown for defendant’s cell phone: “The affidavit described various calls made between the CI and defendant regarding the planning of the jewelry store robbery, the dates of the calls, as well as discussions about how the firearm needed … Continue reading

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E.D.Cal.: Probation search of cell phone was reasonable condition

Search of defendant’s cell phone as a probation search condition was reasonable. United States v. Canady, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 169069 (E.D. Cal. Oct. 12, 2017). The officer did not have reasonable suspicion for a seizure of defendant’s vehicle because … Continue reading

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