Daily Archives: August 28, 2019

OH2: Warrantless entry into backyard on seeing a severely malnourished dog was reasonable

Police entry into defendant’s backyard in search of a severely malnourished dog was reasonable where the police were called about a sick dog at large. State v. Glowney, 2019-Ohio-3390, 2019 Ohio App. LEXIS 3473 (2d Dist. Aug. 23, 2019). Plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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D.Mont.: Destruction of a lockbox to search it was not unreasonable

Damaging a lockbox to open it under a search warrant was not unreasonable and doesn’t require suppression of its contents. Destruction of property is sometimes required to execute a search warrant: Dalia v. United States. United States v. Boeke, 2019 … Continue reading

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NM applies Strieff in a near replica case; outstanding arrest warrant overcomes allegedly illegal stop

“Accordingly, based upon our application of the Brown factors in a circumstance markedly similar to Strieff, we conclude that Defendant’s arrest warrant was an intervening cause that broke the causal chain between Officer Townsend’s unlawful detention of Defendant and the … Continue reading

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DE: No nexus for def’s DNA to murder; search incident can’t be used to take DNA

The state’s search warrant for defendant’s DNA has zero nexus to the murder he was being investigated for on a gun. The state’s alternative argument that DNA can be collected by the search incident doctrine 11 hours later is rejected. … Continue reading

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NPR: Privacy Experts Say The Trade-Offs Of Tech To Track Kids In School Aren’t Worth It

NPR: Privacy Experts Say The Trade-Offs Of Tech To Track Kids In School Aren’t Worth It by Anya Kamenetz and Jessica Bakeman: The use of tech to track and police our kids in school is growing and privacy experts say … Continue reading

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The Recorder: Commentary: Is Privacy Dead in the World of the Internet of Things?

The Recorder: Commentary: Is Privacy Dead in the World of the Internet of Things? by Brian Kint: There may have been a time where it was possible to go through life while remaining relatively anonymous with respect to the products … Continue reading

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CNS: Nonprofit Sues for Info on Warrantless GPS Tracking of Vehicles

Courthouse News Service: Nonprofit Sues for Info on Warrantless GPS Tracking of Vehicles by Jack Rodgers:

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