IA: Reasonable inference owner of car was driving where owner had a suspended DL

It was a reasonable inference that the owner of a vehicle with a suspended license was driving when the vehicle was seen because the officer’s experience [and commonsense by now] shows that persons with suspended licenses continue to drive. That was reasonable suspicion. State v. Struve, 2021 Iowa Sup. LEXIS 13 (Feb. 19, 2021).

Reiterating in dicta (n.16) that a trial judge’s recusal from a motion to suppress is not required just because the judge issues a search warrant. Past familiarity with a case is often a good thing. Abbott, Inc. v. Guirguis, 2021 Ky. LEXIS 19 (Feb. 18, 2021).*

“Even if we consider Wright’s challenge to prison strip searches as arising under the Eighth Amendment, rather than the Fourth Amendment, he failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.” Wright v. Rich, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 4889 (4th Cir. Feb. 19, 2021).*

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