DE: Undercover officer “friending” def on Facebook and seeing enough to get a SW doesn’t violate 4A

“When a person voluntarily accepts a ‘friend’ request on Facebook from an undercover police officer, and then exposes incriminating evidence, does the Fourth Amendment protect against this mistaken trust? We conclude that it does not.” Everett v. State, 2018 Del. LEXIS 237 (May 29, 2018). See Above The Law: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect You From Being A Moron.

“The existence of probable cause is also fatal to plaintiff’s claim for malicious prosecution …. Plaintiff also failed to show that the criminal proceeding against him was brought out of actual malice ….” Veloz v. City of New York, 2018 NY Slip Op 03806, 2018 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 3775 (1st Dept. May 29, 2018).*

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