Daily Archives: October 27, 2017

CA7 en banc: Conviction affirmed for gun seen while allegedly “parking while black”

Stopping a car 7′-8′ from crosswalk for illegal stopping was reasonable under the all the facts. It necessitated a brief stop to issue a ticket, and officers saw a gun. Whren doesn’t apply just to moving offenses and not fine-only … Continue reading

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Just Security: Top Experts: Can Facebook Legally Disclose Russian Ads–What does the Stored Communications Act say?

Just Security: Top Experts: Can Facebook Legally Disclose Russian Ads–What does the Stored Communications Act say? by Ryan Goodman:

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Reason: Rand Paul Worries Whether Surveillance Reform Will Even Be Debated in Senate

Reason: Rand Paul Worries Whether Surveillance Reform Will Even Be Debated in Senate by Scott Shackford: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is concerned his peers will attempt to reauthorize and possibly even expand the federal government’s surveillance powers without any public … Continue reading

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Wired: Supreme Court’s Cell Phone Tracking Case Could Hurt Privacy

Wired: Supreme Court’s Cell Phone Tracking Case Could Hurt Privacy by Nick Sibilla

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NYTimes: Seeing Danger in a Face

NYTimes: Seeing Danger in a Face by Alex Bastian SF ADA detained at SFO coming back from Greece and Armenia

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Outside the Beltway: Amazon Would Like The Key To Your House

Outside the Beltway: Amazon Would Like The Key To Your House by Doug Mataconis:  ·   Amazon is preparing to offer a new level of delivery service that would allow delivery persons to gain access to your house so they can leave … Continue reading

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OH3: PO officer asking LEO to assist in probation search didn’t make it unreasonable

The probation search of defendant’s house was valid. The probation officer was acting on a tip that defendant had a meth lab in the house. Task force officers aided in the search. No meth lab was found, so the PO … Continue reading

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