CT: Both halves of a duplex can’t be searched under a warrant for one

A search of both halves of a duplex under a search warrant for one was unreasonable and had to be suppressed. State v. Lyons, 2021 Conn. App. LEXIS 100 (Mar. 30, 2021).

Defense counsel wasn’t ineffective for not challenging the probable cause showing for the child pornography he possessed because the affidavit was clearly sufficient. United States v. Horton, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57878 (E.D. Pa. Mar. 26, 2021).*

Plaintiff’s false arrest and illegal search claims are all time barred. Bell v. United States, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 57962 (D. N.J. Mar. 25, 2021).*

In a theft of trade secrets criminal case from Silicon Valley, the affiant officer’s omission of the fact a TRO in a civil case was denied wasn’t but negligence at worst, assuming the officer even knew of it, which was disputed. The materiality prong is moot. United States v. Chen, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58517 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 26, 2021).*

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