MD: Full searches of cell phones can be a general search; there must be particularity or time limitation

Blanket full searches of cell phones without a particularity or time limitation can violate the Fourth Amendment and become a general search. It is suggested there be a search protocol if possible to limit the officers’ discretion. Despite all those misgivings, this search at least was saved by the good faith exception. Richardson v. State, 2022 Md. LEXIS 343 (Aug. 29, 2022).

Prior to pleading guilty, defendant disclaimed interest in property. In his 2255 he claimed the search was invalid. All this was waived. United States v. Crawford, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 155513 (D. Mont. Aug. 26, 2022).*

Plaintiff was lawfully arrested for obstructing an investigation by not giving his name, and his § 1983 claim fails. Brienza v. City of Peachtree, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 24372 (11th Cir. Aug. 30, 2022).*

Plaintiff parents stated a claim for malicious prosecution over the arrest of their children. Crider v. Williams, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 24374 (11th Cir. Aug. 30, 2022).*

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