Daily Archives: December 23, 2018

New law review article: Fourth Amendment Reasonableness After Carpenter

This brief essay is great insight into arguing the next steps of Carpenter, reasonableness, property rights, and whether the reasonable expectation of privacy test will be changed. We recommend you read all you can about Carpenter because the right reasonableness … Continue reading

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CA4: Once def knew he was target of a child porn investigation, exigency for seizure of cell phones was apparent

In interviewing the defendant about possible possession of child pornography, his answers created exigent circumstances for seizure of his cell phone because he was well aware of what he was accused of and could then destroy evidence. The two day … Continue reading

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MO: Requiring trial objection after denial of motion to suppress allows trial court to reconsider; issue still preserved here

Defense counsel in Missouri is obligated to object again when evidence that was subject to a motion to suppress that was overruled is offered into evidence. This gives the trial court the opportunity to revisit the ruling under the evidence … Continue reading

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