Daily Archives: April 9, 2018

Volokh Conspiracy: In Decryption Cases, Don’t Forget the Fourth Amendment

Volokh Conspiracy: In Decryption Cases, Don’t Forget the Fourth Amendment by Orin Kerr: Requiring a search warrant isn’t everything. But it isn’t nothing.

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Wired: DC’s Stingray Mess Won’t Get Cleaned Up

Wired: DC’s Stingray Mess Won’t Get Cleaned Up by Lily Hay Newman:

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OH8: Administrative PC shown for sewer water search

The city justified issuance of an administrative warrant for investigation of sewer water contamination under Camara. Administrative probable cause was shown, and the search was reasonable. Dawson v. City of Richmond Heights, 2018-Ohio-1301, 2018 Ohio App. LEXIS 1440 (8th Dist. … Continue reading

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E.D.Va.: Having been kicked out of a hotel room and leaving, defs essentially abandoned that which was left behind

Defendants were kicked out of a hotel room for strange and aggressive behavior toward staff, and they hurriedly left. The hotel opened the room to the police and they found drug paraphernalia and, in the toilet, ammunition. There no longer … Continue reading

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Volokh Conspiracy: Two New Cases on Decrypting Locked Devices by Orin Kerr

Volokh Conspiracy: Two New Cases on Decrypting Locked Devices by Orin Kerr One on the Fifth Amendment, and one on Miranda. Both correctly decided, I think.

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IL: Def’s actions after stop to inquire rose to RS

Police encountered defendant and others in a car in a neighborhood where it didn’t seem to belong. The officers pulled up next to their car and talked. Based on furtive movements, the officer believed that defendant had a gun he … Continue reading

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