In a traffic stop, obtaining the passenger’s ID to check for warrants without reasonable suspicion violates the state constitution. Perozzo v. State, 2021 Alas. App. LEXIS 87 (July 9, 2021).
Defendant’s ineffective assistance of counsel claim for failure to object to a cell phone search before the state court ever addressed it in 2014 provides no relief. Defense counsel wasn’t charged with forecasting changes in the law. Commonwealth v. Prater, 2021 PA Super 141, 2021 Pa. Super. LEXIS 428 (July 9, 2021).*
“Where an inmate is not merely slow to comply with an order, but is engaged in aggressive, disruptive, or threatening conduct, an officer’s use of a taser may be a permissible use of force.” It was here. Shockley v. Foster, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127382 (E.D. Va. July 8, 2021).*