Daily Archives: January 13, 2018

D.Kan.: FPD has standing to join in Rule 41(g) litigation to recover illegally recorded attorney jail calls and meetings

The Federal Public Defender has standing to participate in Rule 41(g) litigation to recover the recordings of attorney-client meetings and telephone calls that were recorded at a private prison used as a federal detention center. The government’s concerns over standing … Continue reading

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KS: College dorm lobby not curtilage

Defendant was arrested in the lobby of his college dorm at WSU. His room was on the fourth floor. The lobby was not part of his curtilage because hundreds come through there, residents and non-residents alike. State v. Bannon, 2018 … Continue reading

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N.D.Iowa: Affidavit for SW was wholly deficient in showing nexus, and GFE does not save it

The affidavit for the search warrant for defendant’s house failed to show nexus to his house, and the affidavit on nexus was so deficient it doesn’t satsify the good faith exception. About all there was on the document was the … Continue reading

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