Daily Archives: January 14, 2018

AP: Judge: Atlanta warrantless search policy unconstitutional

AP: Judge: Atlanta warrantless search policy unconstitutional: The city of Atlanta had a policy of conducting unlawful, warrantless searches of commercial properties, a federal judge ruled this week in a case brought after officers searched a motorcycle club’s meeting space.

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Gizmodo: Facebook Knows How to Track You Using the Dust on Your Camera Lens

Gizmodo: Facebook Knows How to Track You Using the Dust on Your Camera Lens by Kashmir Hill and Surya Mattu: We can’t know when or if Facebook will ever actually scan digital photos for dust or tap into our phones’ … Continue reading

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CNN: Rand Paul threatens to filibuster over FISA surveillance program

CNN: Rand Paul threatens to filibuster over FISA surveillance program by Veronica Stracqualursi: Paul said he would vote to reauthorize Section 702, however, if there are protections in place for Americans’ private information, and added that he supports the USA … Continue reading

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Volokh Conspiracy: The Fourth Amendment, the Exclusionary Rule, and Illegal Government Searches

Volokh Conspiracy: The Fourth Amendment, the Exclusionary Rule, and Illegal Government Searches by Damon Root Why illegally obtained evidence is generally inadmissible in court.

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Volokh Conspiracy: Yes, the Positive Law Model of the Fourth Amendment is Originalist

Volokh Conspiracy: Yes, the Positive Law Model of the Fourth Amendment is Originalist by Will Baude Orin asked me to correct the record; I’m correcting it.

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NY Kings Co.: Claim def was Stingrayed was speculative; hearing to be set on CSLI

The same cell phone was used to set up three Craigslist robberies. Defendant’s claim that a cell site simulator was used to track his number is speculative at best and is rejected. He gets a hearing, however, on whether the … Continue reading

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