Daily Archives: February 27, 2018

Forbes: The Feds Can Now (Probably) Unlock Every iPhone Model In Existence

Forbes: The Feds Can Now (Probably) Unlock Every iPhone Model In Existence by Thomas Fox-Brewster: In what appears to be a major breakthrough for law enforcement, and a possible privacy problem for Apple customers, a major U.S. government contractor claims … Continue reading

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Daily Beast: Fitbit Could Prove a Man’s Innocence. Google Could Send Another to Prison for Murder

Daily Beast: Fitbit Could Prove a Man’s Innocence. Google Could Send Another to Prison for Murder by Kate Briquelet: A troubled boyfriend. A hard-drinking felon. And a young mom bludgeoned to death steps from her own home. Now smart technologies … Continue reading

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CA7: Circumstances justified inference def’s car was getaway car in a robbery, and that was PC

There was probable cause that a getaway car was involved in a robbery. “Here, in contrast, the Mercedes’s conduct cannot be confused with innocent behavior. While it is true that police did not know the occupants of the Mercedes were … Continue reading

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CA9: Ptf refused entry to house on a domestic call, and police broke in and tasered him; grant of QI reversed

Plaintiff refused entry to the police on a domestic call. They broke in and tasered him on the floor. The district court erred in granting qualified immunity to the officers. He refused entry, which was his right, and this case … Continue reading

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D.D.C.: There’s a right of public access to old pen register and SCA orders where no ongoing investigation would be compromised

In a 102 page opinion, with the agreement of the USAO, the D.D.C. finds a limited right of access in old sealed pen register orders and SCA orders and unseals those that will not compromise ongoing investigations. There is an … Continue reading

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HuffPo: Trump’s Anti-Immigration Machine Is Chipping Away At The Fourth Amendment

HuffPo: Trump’s Anti-Immigration Machine Is Chipping Away At The Fourth Amendment by Cesar Vargas: Now as president with the power to direct actions by the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees our nation’s border and immigration policies, he is exploiting … Continue reading

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NY3: Building didn’t appear to be two units; SW for def’s dwelling, he answered door, and then they saw

The search warrant’s describing the dwelling as a single family dwelling when it was really two and defendant lived on the second floor didn’t make it overbroad. It did not appear to be a multi-unit dwelling and defendant answered the … Continue reading

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