E.D.Mich.: Email SW signed on SignNow app valid

An email search warrant signed by the issuing judge on a tablet with the SignNow app was valid. United States v. Lantzy, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 50057 (E.D. Mich. Mar. 24, 2020).

“We conclude that the circumstances here were such that Stankye could reasonably believe that A.S. [an alleged sexual assault victim] was inside Shakir’s home and in need of assistance, a sufficient basis to conduct a warrantless search.” Therefore, the entry was valid, and, alternatively, the officer gets qualified immunity. Shakir v. Stankye, 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 9089 (2d Cir. Mar. 24, 2020).

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